I would love to come and speak with you about the value of immigrants and immigration to our nation. Over the years, I have engaged groups of all sizes, from college campuses to conference keynotes.


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Summer Benefit

Aspen Art Museum 637 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, Aspen, CO, United States

English In Action is delighted to announce that its Summer Benefit will return to an in-person format this year on Tuesday, September 7 at 5:30 pm for an engaging and informative evening at Aspen Art Museum. We will hear from our guest speaker Francisco Cantú, award-winning author of The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches fromContinue Reading


Akron Roundtable

Quaker Station 135 South Broadway Street, Akron, OH, United States

Ali Noorani Executive Director, National Immigration Forum Presentation Topic - Room to Grow: Economic Growth and Human Potential in a Changing Nation


Immigration: Lifeblood of the Cities

Virtual Event

Immigration Beyond the Borders Ali Noorani, President and CEO, National Immigration Forum, Walter Kim, Pastor, Scholar, President, National Association of Evangelicals, Soren Bjorn, President, Driscoll’s of the America’s moderated by Elizabeth Trovall (The Houston Chronicle)


The Quin House 217 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA, United States

Started in 2012, TEDxBeaconStreet is one of the most innovative TEDx events in the world. Widely recognized in the TED and TEDx community for our unique vision, multi-generational emphasis, diverse and open audience, Ideas in Action theme, and Adventures throughout the year, it is our aspiration to be a Laboratory / Test Kitchen bringing innovationContinue Reading

Prejudice and Challenges in American Immigration

Filson Historical Society 1310 S 3rd Street, Louisville, KY, United States

The World Affairs Council of Kentucky & Southern Indiana delivers opportunities for the community to connect with global leaders and engage with peers on international issues.

National Association of Evangelicals: Christian Student Leadership Conference

The Christian Student Leadership Conference is an opportunity for college students who care deeply about today’s pressing issues to learn and consider how to engage in public policy. Through the CSLC, the NAE has been equipping and training college students to be part of the solution for decades. We help students explore public policy issues,Continue Reading

Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants

One of our nation’s best coalition builders, Ali Noorani, President and CEO of the National Immigration Forum speaks exclusively to CCSS members about the moving stories of American immigrants and their journeys. Mr. Noorani presents the complexities of migration through families fleeing violence and poverty. Ali has spent years building bridges between immigrants and theirContinue Reading

Ali Noorani — Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants

Politics and Prose 1270 5th St. NE, Washington, DC, United States

In an era when immigration on a global scale defines the fears and aspirations of Americans, Crossing Borders presents the complexities of migration through the stories of families fleeing violence and poverty, the government and nongovernmental organizations helping or hindering their progress, and the American communities receiving them. Ali Noorani is joined by Amanda Ripley toContinue Reading


NationSwell Virtual Event

I join my friend Kabir Seghal in a NationSwell Council conversation regarding Crossing Borders!