Author: Justin Mitchell

Bio: Justin Mitchell was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2002 with a degree in theater, and worked as an ESL teacher in the Czech Republic, Cambodia, and Korea. He is now a student at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism with a focus in international journalism. Follow him on Twitter @mittinjuschell.


Podcast: For Mexican Immigrant Children in NY, Mariachi Music Helps to Maintain Cultural Ties

Posted on: 19 Sep 2012

The Mariachi Academy of New York teaches kids how to play the famous style of Mexican folk music. It’s also a cultural bridge for the children of immigrants who want to remain connected to their parent’s homeland.

Feed Me a Story: Collecting America’s Culinary Heritage

Posted on: 10 Sep 2012

Two women, inspired by their immigrant roots, undertake a project to document people’s family recipes using unorthodox methods.

Article Sparks Concern Over the Future of New York’s Leading Spanish-Language Daily

Posted on: 07 Aug 2012

An article speculating on the possible demise of El Diario has hit a nerve in the city’s Hispanic community.

Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Picks, July 31, 2012

Posted on: 31 Jul 2012

Our daily update of stories by and about immigrants and immigration.

Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Pick, July 30, 2012

Posted on: 30 Jul 2012

Our daily roundup of stories and commentary about immigrants and immigration from media outlets across the country.

35th Annual Asian American International Film Festival Highlights New Filmmakers

Posted on: 26 Jul 2012

Asian Americans attempting to balance the different facets of their ethnic heritage is a significant theme at this year’s festival being held in New York City.

Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Picks, July 25, 2012

Posted on: 25 Jul 2012

A daily roundup of news reports on immigrants and immigration from New York, Texas and Arizona.

Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Picks, July 24, 2012

Posted on: 24 Jul 2012

From the racial profiling trial of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to questions about the future of New York’s Spanish-language daily newspaper El Diario.

A Small Puerto Rican Gem Buried in the Lower East Side

Posted on: 20 Jul 2012

Make sure to see the “I’d Still be Puerto Rican Even If Born On the Moon” exhibit on the Lower East Side before it closes on July 25.

Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Picks, July 20, 2012

Posted on: 20 Jul 2012

A daily digest of national immigration news culled from mainstream and ethnic media.