Tag: ethnic media

The DNC through the Eyes (and Voices) of the Immigrant Press

Feet in 2 Worlds reporters are providing unique immigrant perspectives on the presidential campaigns with daily appearances on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show this week from the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Today, Feet in 2 World’s Pilar Marrero, political editor and…

The Meaning of “Clean”: A Short Guide to Bidenspeak

By Peter McDermott of the Irish Echo, reporting from Denver:  Joe Biden is a popular choice with the Democratic faithful, judging by brief conversations I’ve had with political figures, delegates, and party supporters over the last 48 hours. A long-time…

Feet in Two Worlds Covers the Conventions

Feet in Two Worlds kicks off its coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions tomorrow, featuring reporting by immigrant journalists from around the country who are attending the conventions. We’ll be podcasting and blogging from Denver and St. Paul,…

ICE Advertising Voluntary Deportation Program in the Ethnic Press

It looks like the ethnic media’s role and importance only continues to grow – not only for immigrants, but for immigration enforcement agencies as well. Federal immigration authorities are enlisting ethnic media in their efforts to encourage the nation’s eligible…

New York Raises the Bar on Language Access

In a landmark announcement Tuesday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared that all 100 city agencies that serve the general public are now required to translate key documents and provide interpretation for the city’s millions of immigrant residents in…