Tag: Asian

Stories about Asian immigrant communities.

Protection: A Photographic Look at Immigrant Life in Britain

Through intimate photos of her family, Kajal Nisha Patel explores what it means to be a British-born Asian woman.


35th Annual Asian American International Film Festival Highlights New Filmmakers

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.

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Food in 2 Worlds ™: Immigrant Stories from the Union Square Greenmarket

The market is the center of New York City’s local food scene and immigrants play a vital role in making the market work.

The Badmouthing of Jeremy Lin – Is it Racism?

When the New York Knicks announced on Tuesday they were not matching the $25.1 million, back-loaded offer sheet negotiated by the Houston Rockets for Jeremy Lin, the Internet erupted with insults about the Asian American basketball star. A story by Alek Bituin from our partner, The FilAm.

30 Years After the Murder of Vincent Chin: Where do Asian Americans Stand?

Asian Americans gathered to discuss the legacy of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American man whose tragic death 30 years ago served as a rallying point for pan-Asian American activists.

Grace Meng Counting on Asian Immigrant Voters in Her Bid for Congress

In the tightly contested primary race for New York’s 6th Congressional District, Grace Meng is hoping Asian Americans will go to the polls and make her the first Chinese American to represent New York in Congress.

Feet in 2 Worlds’ News Picks, June 19, 2012

A daily digest of the coverage of immigrants and immigration policy in ethnic and mainstream media.

Out of Status: A Bittersweet Memoir of Hope, Family Devotion and One Deportation after Another

A Filipino immigrant’s new memoir tells her family’s struggle to remain in the U.S. legally.

Asian-American Filmmaker Tells Her Father’s Story in Every Day Is a Holiday – Airing this Weekend on PBS

Theresa Loong’s documentary about her father, Paul Loong, will air on PBS stations this weekend. She sent us a reporter’s notebook about the making of the film.


Commentary From a Filipino Fan: No regrets, Jessica Sanchez

Elton Lugay was crushed when he watched Jessica Sanchez narrowly miss the American Idol crown, but says he would support her–and any Filipino who has genuine talent–again in a second.