The economic boycott of Arizona after the state passed SB 1070, a draconian immigration law, has cost the state billions. The law still stands–so why did La Raza reverse its position?
A Polish immigrant was the victim of the only homicide reported on September 11, 2001. Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story about Henryk Siwiak for our partner, WNYC Radio.
Young Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel is inspiring young musicians in Los Angeles. Reporter Pilar Marrero produced a story about him for our radio partner Studio 360.
DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that undocumented children and youth eligible for the federal DREAM Act, as well as others not deemed to be serious criminal threats, will not be deported. Once their outstanding deportation cases are closed, these individuals will be able to apply for work authorization.
From Tango in New York to Belly Dancing in Detroit, this episode of the Fi2W podcast brings you our radio stories about dance in immigrant communities.
Young activists are revealing their undocumented status online and at public events in a state-by-state campaign for immigrant rights.
Both supporters and opponents of Arizona’s SB 1070 see reason for hope in last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the state law requiring employers to verify the immigration status of prospective employees.
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.
Proposed cuts to Head Start, college aid and food assistance programs would impact Latinos across the U.S.
A judge has postponed Monica Alcota’s deportation in light of President Obama’s decision to consider the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. But her case is far from settled. Feet in Two Worlds’ Von Diaz sat down with Alcota and her partner Cristina Ojeda to talk about their situation.