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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.

Sep 25, 2019

Ali chats with Mike Masserman, Head of Global Policy and Social Impact at Lyft, about the ways the ride-sharing company supports their immigrant drivers by helping them improve their English skills.

Plus, Ali hears from Fatimo Akinlade, a Lyft driver who moved to Chicago after facing hardship in Nigeria. She talks about why she’s eager to participate in the classes and better her English.

And Teresita Wisell, Executive Director of the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education, talks about how language learning is a key part of how immigrants integrate into communities across the U.S.