This week Ali talks to Abdi Nor Iftin, bestselling author of “Call Me American: A Memoir.” Originally from Somalia, Abdi left the dangers of his home country only to be confronted with the harsh reali...Show More
This week, Ali talks to Alan Cross, lead pastor at the Petaluma Valley Baptist Church in northern California and author of “When Heaven and Earth Collide: Racism, Southern Evangelicals, and the Better...Show More
This week, Ali talks to Professor Karla McKanders, who directs the Immigration Practice Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School. She also teaches refugee and immigration law. She has written about the interse...Show More
For our next series, we’re taking a critical look at the complex relationship between racial justice and immigration.
We’ll hear about how race and immigration intersect and the experiences of Bla...Show More
For our last week in our “How Did We Get Here?” series, we’ll see the human impact of flawed policies.
Ali talks to Ainee Athar, Immigration Program Manager at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Born ...Show More
This week, Ali talks to Becky Tallent, former chief of staff to Sen. John McCain and adviser to House Speaker John Boehner, about the push for comprehensive immigration reform in 2007 and 2013.
This week we hear about what happened around immigration in the 1990s, and how that’s affected today’s conversations.
Ali talks to Doris Meissner, a former Commissioner of the Immigration and Natur...Show More
Following the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, the next major immigration reform came during the Reagan era of the 1980s, and Charles Kamasaki was a firsthand witness. He’s now a Senior Cabine...Show More
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 ...Show More
We often hear people say they don’t have a problem with people coming to the U.S. — as long as they are coming here legally. But our legal immigration system is complex and challenging to navigate — a...Show More