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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.

Mar 25, 2020

In the first episode of our series focused on the agriculture industry, we hear about the often-invisible challenges that fieldworkers face.

Ali talks to Judy Fisk Lucas, the founder and president of Friends of Fieldworkers, a non-profit providing support to immigrant fieldworkers in the major agricultural region of...


Mar 18, 2020

U.S. farms feed millions of Americans, and they need roughly 2 million employees per year to do so. But we’re not meeting that need, and we’re seeing crops going unpicked and dying in fields. Our farms don’t have enough workers — and there aren’t adequate immigration pathways to allow more workers to do those...


Mar 11, 2020

We finish our series, The Myth of the Immigrant Burden, by discussing immigrant contributions to less visible industries, which are some of the most important but often the least valued. Domestic work — including caretaking, housekeeping and nannying — will continue to be key as our nation ages. But it’s long...


Mar 4, 2020

Alejandro Flores-Muñoz is an entrepreneur and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient based in Denver. He started three businesses: Unum Sunglasses, Progressive Button, and, most recently, Stokes Poke. In addition to running his own businesses, he mentors, educates and empowers other DACA recipient and...