Polish

Stories about Polish immigrants in the U.S.

Maggi

Maggi: The Local Seasoning from Everywhere

Immigrants from all over the world call Maggi seasoning a “taste of home.” Reporter Aurora Almendral reveals the power of the brown sauce and its surprising history in this radio story for our partner, PRI’s The World.

A Polish pharmacy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Podcast: Polish Pharmacies in Greenpoint

If you’re looking for the center of community life for Polish immigrants in Brooklyn you should check out the local pharmacy. This story, produced in 2005, was Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska’s public radio debut.

A tribute in light

Podcast: How 9/11 Transformed the Lives of Immigrants

In this episode of the Feet in Two Worlds podcast three immigrant journalists from New York discuss the changes they have witnessed over the past decade since the 9/11 attacks, including the impact of new security laws and policies, the stalemate over immigration reform and the stagnant economy.

Anna Dziubek rings the doorbell while canvassing for State Senator Joseph Addabbo in Masbeth, Queens. (Photo: Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska)

Immigrants A Key Force Behind Union Electoral Power

In New York, just as certain job sectors are dominated by immigrants, so are the unions representing workers in those fields. Many are new citizens who enthusiastically participate in the electoral process and are an important asset for local candidates.