Many Polish voters didn’t know or didn’t care about today’s New York Primary. One woman who wanted to vote couldn’t because she is an undocumented immigrant.
N.Y. Assemblyman Richard Brodsky is hoping Russian immigrant voters will give him the margin he needs to win the five-way Democratic primary for attorney general.
An uptick in illegal crossings by Polish immigrants highlights immigration issues along the northern U.S. border.
2010 marks the 200th birthday of the composer Frederic Chopin. For Polish immigrants his music has special meaning. FI2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story for WNYC on the community’s response to the great composer.
The recession and budget cuts create tough choices for older Polish immigrants in New York.
Many older immigrants in New York City’s Polish community have lived on very modest incomes for years. The economic recession has exacerbated their situation, forcing some to make tough choices.
Community organizers and census workers are trying to ease resistance to the census among Russian immigrants in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.
Part of a series on the 2010 Census and immigrant communities connected to the official census languages.
In a city where 36% of the population is foreign-born, not reaching out to some 300 ethnic newspapers and magazines seems like an oddly missed opportunity. But recently this has started to change.
New York Democratic representatives Yvette Clarke, Charles Rangel and Anthony Weiner came out this week in support of comprehensive immigration reform during a Thanksgiving event that also recognized immigrants’ heritage and contributions to the city.