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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.

Jul 15, 2020

This week, we take a look at what we can learn from our nation’s history around immigration reform that could help shape the future of it.

Ali talks to Jia Lynn Yang, deputy national editor at the New York Times and author of One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965.

She provides fascinating context about what led to immigration restrictionism 100 years ago, the fight to change those laws, and how that affected where we are today.