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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.

Dec 19, 2017

With the fate of thousands of DACA recipients still in the hands of a deadlocked Congress, Ali chats with four members of the Voices of Christian Dreamers, who visited Capitol Hill this week to plea for their American futures.

Guests;

Liz Dong

Ruth Velazquez

Vanessa Gutierrez 

Amado Lobatos 

The Des Moines Register...


Dec 12, 2017

Ali breaks down the math in the immigration debate on Capitol Hill, and talks to Bernardo Castro, a young Utah dreamer lobbying for an American future for himself and his family. Ali also chats with author Michelle Warren about her latest book, "The Power of Proximity", and  her life among the diverse communities...


Dec 7, 2017

Ali talks with Dr. Eduardo Padron, the President of Miami-Dade College - America's largest community college. Dr. Padron talks about his optimism for the future of immigrants in the U.S., despite the "ugly rhetoric" currently surrounding the issue. Plus, Ali gives his weekly take on events on Capitol Hill.


Dec 4, 2017

Ali visits the cattle plains of Idaho, where thousands of hispanic immigrants have powered the booming dairy economy. But industry leaders fear labor shortages if deportations increase.


Dec 3, 2017

Ali talks with the award-winning author Helen Thorpe, who spent a school year watching refugee children who'd fled war, famine and disasters flourish in a classroom in Denver, Co.