Wajahat Ali on 'Go Back to Where You Came From' : It's Been a Minute Sam chats with author Wajahat Ali about his new book, Go Back To Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on Becoming American. The book points out just how hilarious, untenable, and difficult becoming American can actually be. Throughout the book, Ali uses his own story to offer strategies to make America more welcoming and compassionate.

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'Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations' from Wajahat Ali

'Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations' from Wajahat Ali

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Wajahat Ali, author of Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American.

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Sam chats with author and speaker Wajahat Ali about his new book, Go Back To Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on Becoming American. The book points out just how hilarious, untenable and difficult becoming American can actually be. Throughout the book, Ali uses his own story to offer strategies to make America more welcoming and compassionate.

This episode was produced by Liam McBain and edited by Jordana Hochman. It was adapted for web by Aja Drain. Engineering help came from Neil Tevault. You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.