220 Ian Gaines | A Voice for Immigration

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Harry Duran welcomes to the podcast Ian Gaines, host of the Immigration Nerds Podcast, a show that goes beyond borders, covering all things immigration. In this episode, Harry and Ian discuss Ian’s career path, his passion for podcasting and what motivates him to continue learning more both as a host and an interviewer. They touch on topics of immigration, culture, and storytelling.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Ian Gaines who shares his podcasting genesis story
  • 12:40 – Ian’s Immigration Nerds Podcast, his approach to podcasting and the impact immigration has on our everyday lives
  • 22:58 – Ian reflects on his career trajectory
  • 31:56 – How Ian’s passion overcame his uncertainty and led to sustained success
  • 35:53 – Ian breaks down his team at Erickson Immigration Group
  • 37:54 – Ian recalls one of the most memorable moments from a recent interview he conducted
  • 43:25 – Ian’s growth as a podcast interviewer
  • 50:18 – What drives Ian and where he got this motivation
  • 55:00 – What is something that Ian has changed his mind about recently
  • 56:12 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Ian
  • 57:14 – Harry thanks Ian for joining the show and where listeners can follow Ian


Links Mentioned

Episode transcription on Thisten

FullCast Website

Focusrite $2300 Podcast Studio Makeover

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Ian’s LinkedIn

Immigration Nerds Twitter – @immnerds

Erickson Immigration Group Website

Ian’s Podcast Website

Podcast Movement

Link to Immigration Nerds Podcast Episode featuring Jowanda Jones

Make Noise: A Creator’s Guide to Podcasting and Great Audio Storytelling

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