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Feet in 2 Worlds' Peter McDermott on WDET's 'Detroit Today'

Peter McDermott, Associate Editor of New York’s Irish Echo, is covering the Democratic National Convention along with a host of immigrant reporters. In a post earlier this week, Peter examined vice presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden’s political career and image….

Feet in 2 Worlds' Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show

Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, Feet in 2 Worlds reporter and journalist with New York’s Nowy-Dziennik (Polish Daily News), appeared on The Brian Lehrer Show this morning as part of Brian’s daily series this week with immigrant journalists covering the Democratic National Convention….

The DNC through the Eyes (and Voices) of the Immigrant Press

Feet in 2 Worlds reporters are providing unique immigrant perspectives on the presidential campaigns with daily appearances on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show this week from the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Today, Feet in 2 World’s Pilar Marrero, political editor and…

Indians and Jews Partner on U.S – India Civil Nuclear Deal

In recognition that the real deal-making at the party conventions happens not in the spotlight of primetime but in the backrooms off the convention hall, a morning breakfast yesterday between Indian and Jewish Americans underscored the role both groups hope…

Feet in Two Worlds Covers the Conventions

Feet in Two Worlds kicks off its coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions tomorrow, featuring reporting by immigrant journalists from around the country who are attending the conventions. We’ll be podcasting and blogging from Denver and St. Paul,…

Polish Americans Divided on US-Poland Missile Agreement

Polish Americans and Polish immigrants living in the US offered a variety of reactions to the missile shield agreement signed this week by the US and Poland. According to US officials the 10 interceptor missiles to be placed on Polish…

Indian-Americans Using Facebook to Recruit New Voters

Continuing a trend by ethnic communities to increase voter participation in this election cycle, the Indian American Leadership Initiative has launched a Facebook application to get Desis (South Asians) to vote. The EveryDesiVote Application on Facebook allows users to scan…

Funny Names Unite for Obama

A pro-Obama political action committee (PAC) just released a raft of television ads in New Mexico,a critical battleground state where one-in-three voters is Latino. As Feet in 2 Worlds’ Martina Guzmán reported in her recent news feature on WNYC New…