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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 28, 2020

In the final episode of our pre-election deep dive into civic engagement, Ali hears about the experiences of two first-time voters who recently became U.S. citizens through the Forum’s New American Workforce program.

Karla Garcia, a Honduran immigrant who works for the D.C. Board of Elections, talks about her...

Oct 21, 2020

Ali sits down with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, the executive producers of Little America, an Apple TV anthology series telling the immigrant stories we don’t often hear in American pop culture. They chat about the about the power of storytelling, how to create a sense of connectedness amid division, and...

Oct 14, 2020

This week Ali speaks to Bob Worsley, a businessman and former Republican member of the Arizona State Senate. He recently wrote a book called “The Horseshoe Virus” on polarization in politics.

An active member of the LDS Church, Bob spoke about how his faith informed his civic engagement — and why advocating...

Oct 7, 2020

This week, we're looking at how marginalized communities are leveraging their collective power this election season – even if they can’t vote themselves. By emphasizing connectedness at a time when it’s needed the most, organizers are finding new ways to engage their communities and advocate for Dreamers and...