This American Life

This American Life is a journalistic non-fiction program hosted by Ira Glass. It features essays, memoirs, field recordings, short fiction, and found footage.


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    So many people in Albertville, AL wondered what it cost them in taxes when thousands of undocumented immigrants moved to their town. One woman drove our host Ira Glass to the grocery store to watch a random Latina mom buy some milk with government assistance, to try to prove her point. So what’d all the newcomers really cost? And what was their effect on crime, schools, and politics? (Part one)

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