Asians Americans are divided over whether a federal investigation of New York City’s Comptroller will derail his potential bid to be the city’s first Asian mayor.
One year after SB 1070 made Arizona infamous for harsh anti-immigration policies, the law’s architects encountered a harsh backlash: State Senator Russell Pearce was recalled from office and Sheriff Joe Arpaio was slammed with a scathing report from the DOJ.
Stalled in Congress is a bill which extends the payroll tax cut for two months, thanks to the intransigence of a handful of House GOP freshmen. If the measure is not passed by the end of the year, 160 million…
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has been accused of flip-flopping on issues, chief among them immigration. But has his stance on immigration really shifted that much?
Muslim Community Report just launched as a print newspaper and website. Fi2w’s John Rudolph speaks with the paper’s primary reporter and editor, Arao Ameny, and publisher Sheikh Moussa Drammeh about the mission and target audience of the new venture.
The defeat of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce in Tuesday’s recall election may make state lawmakers more cautious about supporting bills restricting illegal immigration. But supporters of Pearce, the architect of SB 1070, say they won’t be deterred.
Mexican officials are in the U.S. to advocate for more humane treatment of their nationals. They are visiting U.S. Senators in Alabama, Arizona and other states that recently passed harsh laws targeting undocumented migrants.
Streetwise New York offers tours of “old and new immigrant New York.” We sent reporter Cristina DC Pastor and audio producer Dimple Patel to check out the tour in the city’s largest borough.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in a traditionally progressive state has proposed a law to penalize undocumented immigrants in a variety of ways.
In this podcast episode reporter Valeria Fernandez takes listeners back to the pre-SB 1070 era in Phoenix, where she managed to find common ground within Arizona’s tense immigration politics.