Refugee Turned American Leader

On this episode of "Only in America" Ali speaks with the first Asian American woman to be elected to the Virginia House of Delegates.

Kathy Tran arrived as a refugee from Vietnam in 1980 as a child. Now she’s a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. On World Refugee Day, Ali chats with Kathy about her desperate flight from war, her run for high office, and how she’s living proof of the reality of the American Dream.

Hear the interview here