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The Alien Chronicles: Immigrant Stories

The Alien Chronicles is a weekly podcast that features immigrants from all different walks of life to share their immigrant experiences. It offers a platform for open dialogue around immigration. The idea is to create a better understanding of the so-called "the other" through relatable narratives. Each interview unravels the complexities of being an immigrant in the US. In today's polarized political climate, this podcast strives to build bridges and bring communities together by helping the listeners to understand the perspectives of those who are different from them.

Aug 20, 2019

Sana Saeed is a host and producer at Al Jazeera. Prior to working at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s online channel, Sana had pieces featured in publications such as the New York Times, The Guardian, Salon, Huffington Post, and Elle, amongst many others. Her work has tackled a wide range of topics, with everything from foreign...


Aug 13, 2019

Elad Nehorai has spent most of his adult life creating and nurturing communities. From the time he started a small online arts magazine (before such a thing was common) in college, to his efforts as an online marketer for startups, to his work with Hevria, a community for creative Jews, and Torah Trumps Hate,...


Aug 6, 2019

Today, I’m speaking with Grace Talusan, the author of the memoir The Body Papers. Grace is a professor at Tufts University in Boston, and the Body Papers is her first book. In 2017, the yet unpublished manuscript of the Body Papers won the 2017 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing. It has been incredibly...


Jul 30, 2019

Born and raised in Iran, and having attended the University of Tehran where she received a BS in Industrial Design, Shiva is an entrepreneur. 

She later moved to the US, where she received her Masters in Industrial Design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. 

 Shiva currently lives in Portland,...


Jul 23, 2019

Jon Aragón is an entrepreneur who specializes in multidisciplinary design and branding. Intriguingly, Jon is also a preacher, which is a rather unconventional combination in my opinion. As a second-generation Colombian-American and as a part of the Afro-Latinx community, Jon’s background allows him to offer a unique...