Monday, May 7, 2007

ICFJ Workshop Helps Deepen Coverage of Immigration

Monday, May 07, 2007

The D.C.-based International Center for Journalists held a conference April 16-23 for journalists from the U.S. and Latin America who cover immigration. The goal of the conference (supported with grants from the McCormick Tribune Foundation and the Scripps Howard Foundation) was to encourage deeper coverage of immigration by enabling participants to engage with immigration experts in the D.C. area and reporters seasoned in covering immigration-related topics, as well as to share best practices and network amongst one another. Attendees traveled to sites such as the Reston Interfaith Workers Center and heard presentations by a variety of speakers - from the Federation for American Immigration Reform to the Coalition for Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL 4th). ICFJ created a group blog for participants at

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