The latest venture of our Food in 2 Worlds project. Follow the tours on Twitter at #foodin2worlds.
Record numbers of immigrants are being detained and deported under President Obama’s get-tough immigration enforcement policy. Listen to a podcast of journalists and activists discussing disturbing abuses in the detention system.
Feet in 2 Worlds is hosting a forum on immigrant detentions at The New School on Thursday, February 23, from 6-8 PM.
NYC Comptroller John Liu is a role model for Asian Americans. A federal investigation of his campaign fundraising practices has had a chilling effect on his possible mayoral campaign in 2013.
Reporters Pilar Marrero and Valeria Fernandez are on the campaign trail in New Hampshire. They’ve been talking to voters about the economy and immigration.
Relations between the U.S. and Pakistan are at an all time low, presenting challenges for Pakistani immigrants in the U.S. In this Feet in Two Worlds podcast, Pakistani-American journalist Mohsin Zaheer talks about immigrants torn between their native country and their adopted home.
At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn kids, parents and teachers praise the school’s dual language curriculum. But many students under-perform on standardized tests, and the school got less-than-stellar grades in its report card.
Muslim Community Report just launched as a print newspaper and website. Fi2w’s John Rudolph speaks with the paper’s primary reporter and editor, Arao Ameny, and publisher Sheikh Moussa Drammeh about the mission and target audience of the new venture.
A nation-wide network of young undocumented immigrants, their parents and their supporters in Congress are flocking to Alabama to protest that state’s harsh new anti-immigration law. Hear their voices in this Fi2W podcast.
Chinatown in Lower Manhattan is not just about great dumplings and shopping. A new “hyperlocal” website, OurChinatown.org, aims to provide a fuller picture of the community.