Tag: Latino voters

Analyzing the Latino Vote: Pilar Marrero on PRI’s The World

Reporter Pilar Marrero, a columnist for La Opinión newspaper in Los Angeles and Feet In 2 Worlds contributor, appeared yesterday on PRI’s nationally-syndicated radio show The World. She spoke with anchor Lisa Mullin about the impact of first-time Latino immigrant…

Latin American Immigrants Come Out in Force to Vote for Obama

Diego Graglia, FI2W blog editor Latin American immigrants became an important segment of the American electorate in this election, representing forty percent of the overall Hispanic vote, according to data released this afternoon by pro-immigrant organization America’s Voice. Initial estimates indicate that…

In Obama’s Hometown: Latino Voters Energized

CHICAGO – Pilar Marrero, La Opinión columnist and FI2W contributor After early morning lines in most locations, where people voted before heading out to work, a steady stream of voters showed up at polling stations across this city where Barack Obama…

Long Lines Don't Stop Latino Voters in Southwest Detroit

DETROIT, MI – By Martina Guzman, FI2W Reporter Undeterred by long lines, Latino voters in Southwest Detroit came out in droves today to cast their ballot for president. “This is the election where Latinos are really going to count,” said…

Why the Republican Party Should Embrace Immigrants

By Feet in Two Worlds reporter Aswini Anburajan Of all the questions and fascinating possibilities raised by the 2008 election, one of the least pondered has been this: Will immigrants and ethnic minorities as a whole ever find a home…

On Election Day, Feet In 2 Worlds Covers The Immigrant Vote

As America votes Tuesday, we will bring you reports from polling places in immigrant and ethnic neighborhoods across the U.S. Follow Election Day from the perspective of immigrant journalists in battleground states Florida and New Hampshire, as well as Illinois,…