FI2W’s Valeria Fernandez acted as moderator for the Third Annual Bill Green Forum on low-income working women and economic inequality.
June 1st was marked by more acts of civil disobedience in New York City, as the pressure for legislators to move on immigration ramps up.
The recession and budget cuts create tough choices for older Polish immigrants in New York.
Many older immigrants in New York City’s Polish community have lived on very modest incomes for years. The economic recession has exacerbated their situation, forcing some to make tough choices.
Green doorways are the only signs of a weight-loss business that’s quietly thriving around the country, and sustained largely by the Hispanic community.
In the wake of the arrest of a naturalized US citizen from Pakistan in connection with the failed car bomb attack on Times Square, many Pakistani Americans are angry and scared.
The sights and sounds of the 31st annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival in New York City.
FI2W interviews Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institute about the impact of NY Gov. David Paterson’s plan to accelerate the granting of pardons for legal immigrants with old or minor criminal convictions.
Voters in the Philippines will use automated machines for the first time in Monday’s elections. Filipino Americans are nervous the system will fail, and the elections will be marred by corruption and violence.
Community organizers and census workers are trying to ease resistance to the census among Russian immigrants in the Brighton Beach neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.