Published on August 1, 2017
The magazine features articles, commentaries and a podcast from immigrant journalists from across the country. This issue highlights LGBTQ activists in Phoenix who are rejecting the customary definition of sanctuary to create safe places on their own. A Muslim writer in Portland, OR asks why it is so hard to get mosques to commit to being sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. The podcast explores why IDNYC is still so popular despite concerns that info gathered by New York City from applicants could be accessed by federal authorities who would seek to deport them. Fi2W also answers frequently asked questions about sanctuary cities and states.
The Fi2W issue also features a profile of SGPIA alum Abraham Paulos in “The Bad Immigrants: The Dangerous Intersection of Racial Profiling, Broken Windows Policing and Increased Immigration Enforcement.“