Communities

Stories organized by national and regional communities of origin.

In Obama’s Hometown: Latino Voters Energized

CHICAGO – Pilar Marrero, La Opinión columnist and FI2W contributor After early morning lines in most locations, where people voted before heading out to work, a steady stream of voters showed up at polling stations across this city where Barack Obama…

Jackson Heights, Queens: A Babel Tower of Electoral Activity

JACKSON HEIGHTS, NY – Aswini Anburajan, FI2W reporter Coming from Manhattan, you can feel the difference as you step off the subway platform at 72nd St. and Broadway in Queens. A primarily ethnic community, Jackson Heights is home to, among many…

Why the Republican Party Should Embrace Immigrants

By Feet in Two Worlds reporter Aswini Anburajan Of all the questions and fascinating possibilities raised by the 2008 election, one of the least pondered has been this: Will immigrants and ethnic minorities as a whole ever find a home…