Here are Feet In 2 Worlds’ news picks for today.
Marisa Treviño reports on new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers showing a rise in unemployment among Latinos, and examines their significance in terms of the 2012 election.
A run-down of the various ethnic and community parades scheduled throughout New York City in the coming months, as reported by various ethnic press organizations.
The Celebrate Israel Parade made its way up Fifth Avenue on Sunday, and for the first time LGBT marchers were allowed to take part.
In an editorial, Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum argues that changes in immigration policy can help increase economic output in the U.S.
A video profile of Modesto Jimenez, a Dominican cab driver and poet who finds himself caught between the younger artists riding the wave of gentrification in Bushwick and the established ethnic community already in the neighborhood.
Voices of NY provides a translation of a piece from the Sing Tao Daily advising Chinese residents of Sunset Park on how to handle confrontations with the police.
The Brooklyn Paper reports on scrubbed plans for a Hungarian restaurant in Greenpoint due to strong community opposition.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new system to help immigrants apply for benefits. This article includes a link to an online tour of the new system.