Poynter offers refugee crisis, US Immigration reform webinar

Poynter is hosting a webinar with the theme: ‘How Many, Which Ones? The Refugee Crisis and US Immigration Reform’.

The webinar provides a deeper understanding of the policies and politics that impact immigrants getting refugee status in the United States.

Journalists worldwide who cover immigration can attend this free webinar.


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Participants will examine how refugees who flee persecution or violence across the world are accepted into the US, discuss the differences between refugee status, asylum and Temporary Protected Status, describe current reform efforts in Congress to reform immigration law, and more.

The webinar will be held on July 13, 2022.

Registration is ongoing and interested persons can apply here.

Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via Botoibhi@icirnigeria.org or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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