On Tuesday, Senate Republicans filibustered a last-ditch Democratic effort to pass the DREAM Act. Immigrant students protested across the country.
Hiram Monserrate, who was forced to resign from the NY State Senate after being convicted of attacking his girlfriend, is trying to stage a political comeback. Experts are not counting him out in his Primary race against Francisco Moya who has won numerous endorsements.
In his new book, journalist Edgar Sandoval aims to humanize immigrants.
Supporters of Francisco Moya stress respect for women in his campaign for the N.Y. Assembly. His opponent, Hiram Monserrate is attempting a comeback after being forced to leave the N.Y. State Senate after a conviction in a domestic case.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has drawn clean up workers from near and far. Many of these workers are Latinos, so-called “disaster migrants” who go from catastrophe to catastrophe and aid in the repair efforts. Fi2W’s Annie Correal documented their lives in a radio piece for Latino USA.
Cleaning up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is grueling, sometimes dangerous work. In Louisiana, these jobs are drawing immigrant workers to small communities. And they’re not always getting a warm welcome.
10 years ago, Feet in Two Worlds contributor Annie Correal was living in the United States when her father was kidnapped in Columbia by the FARC guerrillas. Her story just aired on This American Life.
Looking to pressure elected officials to act immediately on immigration reform, a group of New Yorkers set out on a road trip around the state.
Thousands of Venezuelans living abroad, for example, used Facebook last week to learn about and participate in an international protest against President Hugo Chavez. They set their Facebook status to the demonstration’s slogan: “No Más Chavez” (No More Chavez.) The…
Hispanic News Briefs From New England Newspapers By Pedro Pizano, FI2W contributor BOSTON, Mass. — The state Senate is seeking $130 million in savings by kicking “aliens with special status” out of Commonwealth Care, a subsidized insurance program for low-income…