National Immigration Debate

Submitted by ub on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 14:03

Apply today to attend a Specialized Reporting Institute for journalists on covering Immigration Reform, Sept 26-29, 2013, UT El Paso, Texas.

As Congress debates passing immigration reform this year, this workshop on covering immigration reform will teach journalists how to report the face of immigration in their communities using technology and data gathering tools and the latest research findings on immigration.

Borderzine, Reporting Across Fronteras, invites professional and independent journalists in the United States to apply to its first McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute (SRI) on Immigration Reform. Fifteen journalists will be selected for this intense three-day training to be held September 26-29, at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). The institute will convene on Thursday evening, September 26, with a welcoming ceremony, and the three-day workshop will begin early on Friday morning, and conclude at noon Sunday, September 29. The Robert R. McCormick Foundation furnishes everything from tuition to housing, food and transportation. More details, and how to register.