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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.

May 27, 2020

This week, Ali talks to Esmeralda Tovar, a mental-health case manager and a medication aide at an assisted living facility in Kansas. She’s also a DACA recipient waiting in limbo for the Supreme Court to decide her fate in the U.S.

She spoke to Ali about her work in health care and how it’s changed amid COVID-19 —...


May 20, 2020

As we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we hear about the unique healthcare challenges these communities face – and the incredible contributions they’re making amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ali talks to Kathy Ko Chin, president and CEO of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, about the...


May 13, 2020

For this week’s episode, Ali sits down with his mom, Najma, who tells him about her early days as a newcomer to the U.S. and opening a physical therapy practice — and how to properly cut a mango.

The pair discuss Najma’s journey to the U.S., the difficulties of building a life in a new country and living thousands...


May 13, 2020

For this week’s episode, Ali sits down with his mom, Najma, who tells him about her early days as a newcomer to the U.S. and opening a physical therapy practice — and how to properly cut a mango.

The pair discuss Najma’s journey to the U.S., the difficulties of building a life in a new country and living...


May 6, 2020

Even before COVID-19, our nation was facing a shortage of health care workers, one that is projected to grow. This week, we see how immigrants in rural areas are stepping up to meet this critical need.

Ali talks to Dr. Amit Vashist, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer at Ballad Health. Dr. Vashist talks...