Tag: Muslim Immigrants

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Podcast: How 9/11 Transformed the Lives of Immigrants

In this episode of the Feet in Two Worlds podcast three immigrant journalists from New York discuss the changes they have witnessed over the past decade since the 9/11 attacks, including the impact of new security laws and policies, the stalemate over immigration reform and the stagnant economy.

There are continued efforts to build a mosque at 51 Park Place, near Ground Zero

Moving On: Imam Rauf and Daisy Khan No Longer Associated with Ground Zero Mosque Effort

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and his wife Daisy Khan have distanced themselves from the renewed effort to build a mosque and Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero.

Sharif El-Gamal is spearheading efforts to build a mosque near Ground Zero
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Special Report: A New Push to Build a Mosque Near Ground Zero

Immigrant Muslims and leaders of the Nation of Islam are banding together in a fundraising campaign to build a mosque near the World Trade Center site capable of accommodating 2000 worshipers. Exclusive coverage from Fi2W and WNYC.

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Podcast: Young Muslim Turkish Women Attend School in U.S. to Evade Headscarf Ban

Two sisters who are observant Muslims left Turkey as teenagers to attend school in New York where, they say, they have found an environment that is more accepting of their religious practice.

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Fi2W Podcast – Bin Laden’s Killing Poses Unique Challenges for Pakistani Immigrants in the U.S.

The new Fi2W podcast makes its debut with an examination of the hopes and fears of Pakistani immigrants following the death of Osama bin Laden and rising tensions between the U.S. and Pakistan.

A coalition of interfaith organizations called "Today I Am a Muslim Too" rallied against the upcoming Congressional hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims
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Protest in NYC Against Congressional Hearings on Threat of Homegrown Islamic Terrorism

Hundreds of demonstrators, including mothers of some 9/11 victims, gathered in Times Square on Sunday to protest Rep. Peter King’s (R-NY) planned congressional hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims. Aswini Anburajan and Mohsin Zaheer report.

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Muslim Americans To Demonstrate Against Congressional ‘Radicalization’ Hearings

Muslim Americans are protesting congressional hearings on the “radicalization of American Muslims” scheduled for March 10. Meanwhile, Park51 opponents are screening a “documentary” purporting to show the dangers of a proposed Islamic cultural center in lower Manhattan.

North African and Middle Eastern immigrants demonstrating in solidarity with the uprisings in their homelands
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Video: Arab Immigrants in NY Demonstrate in Support of Uprisings in Middle East

Immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa demonstrated in front of the United Nations on Friday to show support for the uprisings in their homelands.

President Obama delivering his 2011 State of the Union address - Photo: Robert Couse-Baker
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In State of the Union, President Obama Asks Congress to Face Immigration Issues

Just as supporters of immigration reform were losing hope, the president said he wants to take on “once and for all, the issue of illegal immigration.”

Brunnen Market in Vienna, Austria - Photo: Jessica Horner

Immigrants In Austria: Integration or Expulsion?

The integration of Austria’s growing immigrant population is a constant subject of debate in the country. Listen to Jelena Kopanja’s radio story.