Author: Sarah Kate Kramer

Bio: Sarah Kate Kramer first got hooked on collecting stories as a StoryCorps facilitator, then traveled the world with a microphone for a few years before settling down in her hometown of New York City. From 2010-2012 she was the editor of Feet in 2 Worlds and a freelance reporter for WNYC Radio, where she created “Niche Market,” a weekly segment that profiled specialty stores in New York. Sarah is now a producer at Radio Diaries, a non-profit that produces documentaries for NPR and other public radio outlets.


DREAM Act Supporters Press for Vote in Lame Duck Session

Posted on: 30 Nov 2010

Young people in New York are calling for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to bring the DREAM Act to a vote before Republicans assume the majority in the House in 2012.

Haiti Faces Uncertain Future After Elections

Posted on: 29 Nov 2010

Feet in Two Worlds wants to hear from Haitian immigrants and others interested in the situation in Haiti, following Sunday’s voting.

Putting a Human Face on the Immigration Debate

Posted on: 24 Nov 2010

An online project from the Center for Community Change highlights the human element of the debate over immigration, telling the stories of America’s newest residents.

California Says ‘Yes’ To In-State Tuition For Undocumented Immigrants

Posted on: 16 Nov 2010

Cautiously optimistic advocates cheered the California Supreme Court’s decision on Monday to continue allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates to public colleges, assuming they attend high school in California for at least three years.

DREAM Act Vote Anticipated in Congress’s Lame Duck Session

Posted on: 15 Nov 2010

Congressional leaders will make a push for the DREAM Act, a bill that would create a path towards legalization for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrant youth, before Republicans take over the House in 2011.

With GOP Victories, Harsh Immigration Copycat Laws Likely Across the Country

Posted on: 10 Nov 2010

Republican victories at the state level mean that Arizona-style immigration bills will start popping up in 2011. Here’s a primer on the states most likely to pass tough new laws.

Ethnic Candidates Rise to Top Posts in Midterm Elections

Posted on: 08 Nov 2010

Last week’s elections resulted in victories for a large number of Republican candidates with immigrant roots.

Immigrant Advocacy Groups Work to ‘Get Out the Vote’

Posted on: 21 Oct 2010

Part of the effort is encouraging new citizens to represent those who can’t vote at the polls–the undocumented.

Fox News, Especial for Latinos

Posted on: 13 Oct 2010

Despite anti-undocumented immigrant rhetoric on its television network, Fox News has launched a new website – called Fox News Latino – it hopes will attract assimilated Hispanics.

Our ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ Immigration Policy

Posted on: 08 Oct 2010

The fact that Meg Whitman and Lou Dobbs employed undocumented workers shouldn’t be news: it’s the status quo.