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Immigrant Stories from Feet in 2 Worlds on Public Radio Today

You can hear four different Fi2W stories across the country today on public radio. We link to them inside.


Podcast: A Tale of Two Dairy Farms

In this podcast episode reporter Valeria Fernandez takes listeners back to the pre-SB 1070 era in Phoenix, where she managed to find common ground within Arizona’s tense immigration politics.

Young DREAM Act advocates follow the developments in the Senate on all types of media - Photo: Catalina Jaramillo

Podcast: DREAM Act Advocates – Young, Undocumented and on Facebook

Young activists are revealing their undocumented status online and at public events in a state-by-state campaign for immigrant rights.


One Year Since SB 1070 Signed Into Law and a Long Journey for Immigrants

The signing of SB 1070 by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010 struck fear in many undocumented immigrants. But the law also had the unintended consequence of emboldening some immigrants to get involved in politics and community organizing.

Maricopa County Sherrif Joe Arpaio - Photo: Cobalt123/flickr

Justice Department Sues Country’s “Toughest Sheriff” Joe Arpaio

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been sued for not turning over documents to federal officials investigating his department. Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez broke down the lawsuit on PRI’s The Takeaway.

Border Fence – Photo: waynewhuang/flickr

Federal Judge Puts SB 1070 On Hold

Judge Susan R. Bolton temporary blocked the enactment of SB 1070 in Arizona by issuing a partial injunction on the most controversial aspects of the law until the court makes a final decision on its constitutionality.


Walking On Eggshells as SB 1070 Deadline Nears

Arizona’s new law requiring local and state police to arrest suspected undocumented immigrants is scheduled to go into effect tomorrow, unless a federal judge rules otherwise.

Obama With Hispanic Caucus

Obama Speaks On Immigration Reform: Will It Meet Expectations?

Listen to Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez speak on PRI’s The Takeway about President Obama and comprehensive immigration reform.

Katherine Figuera in Washington, DC - Photo: Valeria Fernandez

A Child of Undocumented Immigrants on Capitol Hill

10 year old Katherine Figueroa traveled to Washington, D.C. to speak to members of Congress about the potential impact of Arizona’s SB 1070 on children.

A family at Saturday's protest in Phoenix - Photo: José Muño

Voices From Demonstration Against Arizona’s New Immigration Law

Fi2W’s Valeria Fernandez produced a radio feature for Latino USA on last week’s big protest in Phoenix against SB 1070.