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Immigrants in New York City

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…

Voter Registration 101: How Do New Citizens Become Voters?

In the midst of the swirling allegations of fraudulent voter registrations, I thought it would be useful to explain how most of the nation’s immigrant citizens become legally registered voters. Federal authorities are investigating alleged voter registration fraud by the…

Polish Americans Divided on US-Poland Missile Agreement

Polish Americans and Polish immigrants living in the US offered a variety of reactions to the missile shield agreement signed this week by the US and Poland. According to US officials the 10 interceptor missiles to be placed on Polish…