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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.

Mar 29, 2018

Ali meets with Jarrett Barrios, the CEO of the Red Cross Los Angeles, who tells of the mission to Houston, Texas, after Hurricane Harvey. 

Many undocumented immigrants whose homes were wrecked still refused to go to the shelters, for fear of deportation. 

 

And, later, why the citizenship question on the 2020 census...


Mar 21, 2018

Karen Tumlin, Legal Director of the National Immigration Law Center, is in the heat of the battle over the Trump Administration's immigration reforms on several fronts. She gives Ali an update on migrant detentions, the "Muslim Ban", and the outlook for the Dreamers. 

And later, Dreamer Gaby Pacheco on her experiences...


Mar 15, 2018

Sheriff Michael Chitwood of Volusia County, Florida - an area the size of Rhode Island - speaks with our host Ali Noorani about how he polices his immigrant population.

He tells Ali many farms and businesses are dependent on low-wage migrants, and explains why the Trump Administration's edict to arrest the...


Mar 7, 2018

At the National Immigration Forum's Spring Event, Ali's guests are Geronimo Gutierrez, Mexican Ambassador to the U.S., and Tim Dixon, Co-Founder of "More in Common". They talk about the immigration challenges facing America, and the polarization of opinions.