Immigrantly

Publisher:
Saadia Khan

Immigrantly

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Welcome to Immigrantly: a boundary-pushing, border-crossing podcast that gives diverse voices and stories home. Drawing on her own experiences as a rights activist and a first-generation Asian immigrant, creator & host, Saadia Khan tackles the big questions on race, identity & the immigrant experience while challenging mainstream narratives in today’s divided America. Covering everything from love and dating to food and faith, each weekly episode explores a theme with inspiring guests such as Grammy-winning singer Arooj Aftab; bestselling author of 'The Kite Runner,' Khaled Hosseini; and comedians Hari Kondabolu and Aparna Nancherla. It’s a true celebration of what makes us u...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.9

Jay Shifman • Jay Shifman Blog Aug 17, 2022

"As my people say, Dayenu (that would have been enough) but I also have to tip my hat to Ms. Khan, who is an expert interviewer. Ms. Khan was hanging tough throughout the interview to the point where Mr. Arablouei stopped multiple times to compliment her and even suggested he was going to steal one of her questions. That, dear readers, is the mark of a good host. Really, for an independent podcast, this is without a doubt as good of a show as you’re going to get."

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Score: 5

Hana Saad • The Collegian (Tulsa) Oct 18, 2021

"This empathetic approach is clear in each episode. The episodes strike the right balance of seriousness and light-heartedness. These conversations break down barriers and offer new perspectives of recent immigrants from countries outside of the United States. “Immigrantly” strives to create a space where new stories can be told."

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Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Jul 6, 2020

"...it’s truly a gem. There isn’t a single mediocre episode in the bunch...It’s radical and pushes boundaries..."

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Score: 5

Discover Pods Staff • Discover Pods Jan 3, 2020

"Immigrantly is hopeful. At the end of the show, when Khan asks her guest to describe America in a word or phrase, some reply “potential” or “in flux”. This podcast is a reminder that even when the U.S. feels like such a divisive culture, many people are here for a reason and working to make it an even better place to be."

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