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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.

Apr 24, 2019



Ali chats this week with police chiefs Andy Harvey of Palestine, Texas; Dwight Henninger of Vail, Colorado, and Steve Stahl of Maricopa, Arizona.  They spoke about how they each connect with their immigrant communities, the importance of trust and keeping communities safe.

Chief Harvey spoke about relational...

Apr 17, 2019


Ali’s guest this week is Beth Cossin, a network pastor with the Heritage Church in the Quad Cities in Iowa and Illinois. She is also site director for the Esperanza Legal Assistance Center in Moline, Illinois. Beth recently visited the southern border with fellow pastors from the Wesleyan Church.

She talks with Ali...

Apr 10, 2019

Ali speaks this week with Amanda Ripley, a contributing writer to The Atlantic and a senior fellow at the Emerson Collective. She is the author  of “The Smartest Kids in the World – and How They Got That Way” and “The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes and Why.” Amanda recently...

Apr 3, 2019

Kurt Ver Beek is co-founder and president of the Association For A More Just Society, a Christian organization dedicated to achieving justice in Honduras through the implementation of reforms that would end corruption, violence and injustice. He is also on the faculty of Calvin College. Kurt spoke with Ali about the...