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Who is Working on Labor Day? ‘I Am’ say Immigrant Workers in NYC

For many food and restaurant workers, Labor Day means more work.


Video: Daughter of Deported Jordanian Immigrant Travels to Washington to Advocate for Reform

Magdolyn Kawas joined thousands of other demonstrators. Her message was about the importance of keeping families together.


Brooklyn Artist uses Call to Prayer to Focus on Attitudes Toward Muslims

Artist Ateqah Khaki highlights the everyday lives of Muslims and encourages dialogue about Islam in new multimedia project.


On the Radio: Syrian Doctor in Brooklyn Wants to Return Home, But is Forced to Wait

The Fi2W story about Ahlam, a Syrian doctor who is faced with a difficult decision, aired on PRI’s The World. Listen to it here.


Hard Work, Long Hours, Big Dreams – Audio Postcards of NY Immigrants in Business & On the Job

Immigrants are a major force in New York’s economy. Meet some of the business owners and workers that contribute to the city’s economic vitality.

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At the Heart of Immigration Reform, a Law That Would Make Families Whole Again

Hundreds of thousands of immigrant rights supporters rallied before Capital Hill, Wednesday, in support of compassionate immigration reform.


Fi2W Story About Syrian Immigrant on WNYC Radio

New School International Affairs student Yael Even Or reports on a Syrian immigrant who’s confronted with a difficult decision.


Separated by War, Immigrant Mother Weighs Returning to Her Husband in Syria or Keeping Her Baby Safe in the U.S.

It’s been two years since the uprising in Syria began. All of Ahlam’s family is in New York except her husband


Muslim Immigrants in a Brooklyn Neighborhood Walk a Careful Line in Wake of Anti-US Violence

Defending Islam against an anti-Muslim video as well as anti-U.S. violence in the Middle East.

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Muslim Street Food Vendors Keep Cooking Despite Ramadan Fast

Many of the Muslim vendors of New York’s ubiquitous food carts spent the last month fasting for Ramadan, even while serving others.