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What really drives the immigration debate? It’s people, not politics.

Join us for “Only in America with Ali Noorani” podcast, to hear how Americans from all walks of life and from across the political spectrum are experiencing changes in their communities as a result of immigration.

Faith leaders, law enforcement officials, business owners and others speak openly about the way culture, identity and values are shaping and defining our country, and they offer a constructive way forward in the immigration debate.

Aug 21, 2019

Ali talks to Jason DeParle, a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and veteran New York Times reporter. He is the author of a new book called A Good Provider is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century, which tells the story of migration through a multigenerational saga of one Filipino family.

Jason...


Aug 14, 2019

 

This week, Ali chats with Karen Gonzalez, an immigrant from Guatemala who now advocates for refugees as the Director of Human Resources at World Relief. She is the author of the new book, The God Who Sees: Immigrants, the Bible, and the Journey to Belong. As an immigrant, an advocate and a Christian, she discusses...


Aug 7, 2019

Continuing our focus on immigration in Ohio, Ali talks to Eileen Wilson, the director of Refugee & Immigrant Ministries at Building Hope in the City Cleveland. She oversees an incredible range of programs that help new residents transform a foreign place into their new home. They talk about Eileen’s immigrant story,...


Jul 31, 2019

Adrian Bota is an entrepreneur based in Cleveland, Ohio, and the founder of A2 Milk.

Adrian sat down with Ali at an immigration convening in Columbus, Ohio, to share how his immigrant journey molded him into the entrepreneur he is today, and how his family went from escaping religious and political persecution in...


Jul 24, 2019

 

This week Ali talks with Karen Narasaki, a civil rights leader and human rights activist who is an expert on the census. She spent two decades as president and executive director of the premier civil rights organization Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC and served on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights...