Category: Audio

AudioStories

Filipino Domestic Workers Flee War in Syria, Return Home to No Work

Aurora Almendral reports for PRI’s The World on the challenges faced by Filipino domestic workers in Syria.

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Podcast: New York’s Fashion Industry Runs on Immigrant Labor and Creativity

Immigrants are making waves in the American fashion industry.

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Podcast: How To Wear Your Hair? A Potent Question For African & Caribbean Immigrant Women

Beauty, self-confidence and “fitting in” to American culture are factors for black women immigrants when they choose their hair style.

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Exploring the Legacy of New York’s First Immigrant

Von Diaz reports for PRI’s The World on the first immigrant to set foot in Manhattan, a Dominican named Juan Rodriguez

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Podcast: What’s in an Accent? Both Opportunity and Barriers for Immigrant Actresses

Immigrant actresses face a struggle getting the roles that they want. Accent classes help them avoid being typecast, but not always in the way you’d think.

AudioStories

On the Radio: Syrian Doctor in Brooklyn Wants to Return Home, But is Forced to Wait

The Fi2W story about Ahlam, a Syrian doctor who is faced with a difficult decision, aired on PRI’s The World. Listen to it here.

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Podcast: The “High Road” Restaurant – A New Approach to Improving Conditions for Restaurant Workers

NYC restaurant workers, many of them immigrants, survive on low wages and must endure poor working conditions.

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Podcast: Subway Artist Lothar Osterburg Re-imagines New York Through Immigrant Eyes

A fantasy vision of New York is on display in subway cars across the city. Meet the German immigrant artists who created the image.

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Hard Work, Long Hours, Big Dreams – Audio Postcards of NY Immigrants in Business & On the Job

Immigrants are a major force in New York’s economy. Meet some of the business owners and workers that contribute to the city’s economic vitality.

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Fear of Frying: A Puerto Rican Cook Confronts Her Culinary Legacy

The first installment as Von Diaz begins cooking her way through Cocina Criolla, the bible of Puerto Rican cooking