Communities

Stories organized by national and regional communities of origin.

Breaking News: Ethnic Media Covers the Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

The South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA), a New York based organization, is coordinating coverage of the Mumbai terrorist attacks on the Web. The SAJA web site contains numerous links to blogs, webcasts, twitter feeds, and web sites that are following…

Latin American Immigrants Come Out in Force to Vote for Obama

Diego Graglia, FI2W blog editor Latin American immigrants became an important segment of the American electorate in this election, representing forty percent of the overall Hispanic vote, according to data released this afternoon by pro-immigrant organization America’s Voice. Initial estimates indicate that…

Latino and Immigrant Votes Likely Crucial to Obama’s Victory

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Suman Raghunathan, FI2W consultant Over 63-million Americans voted for Barack Obama yesterday to be the nation’s 44th President, giving him a 53% to 46% victory over John McCain. Pundits are saying that Obama’s historic victory hinged…

In Gritty Jersey City, Eager Immigrants Stream to the Polls

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Suman Raghunathan, FI2W consultant At a fire house in Jersey City, Arab, Filipino, and South Asian voters voted in a steady stream as the early evening fog rolled in. Several immigrants, longtime residents and US citizens…