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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.

Jan 30, 2019

Doug Holtz-Eakin is the president of the American Action Forum, a center-right economic and fiscal policy organization located in Washington, D.C.  Doug talks to Ali about the benefits of immigration and how it will lead to a more robust American economy, the impact of Pennsylvania steel mills on his family, and...

Jan 23, 2019


Laura Peña is a visiting attorney with the Texas Civil Rights Project. Laura grew up in Harlingen, Texas, along the U.S.-Mexico border before working for two presidential campaigns, clerking for a federal judge, and serving as an attorney with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Laura tells Ali about the...

Jan 16, 2019

Doug Hattaway is a communications expert and the president of Hattaway Communications in Washington, D.C. He served as senior communications adviser to Hillary Clinton during her 2008 presidential bid and works with clients in government, advocacy, philanthropy and business on research, strategy and branding.

With the...

Jan 9, 2019

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is a hero to many in Flint, Michigan and around the world for her medical research that helped uncover the alarming spike in blood lead levels of children during the Flint Water Crisis. At first Michigan authorities derided her work as “unfortunate”, but she stood by it and subsequently her...