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

Join us for the “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.

Oct 9, 2019

 

Oscar Cásares is the author of Brownsville, Amigoland and the new novel Where We Come From. He teaches creative writing at the University of Texas at Austin.

Originally from the border town of Brownsville, Texas, Oscar grew up surrounded by stories of life on the border. He and Ali spoke about what led him to become a writer, how he came to identify as a Mexican American, and the power of storytelling.