Electronic Immigration Network

Return to Josh's Home Page My agency was called the Electronic Immigration Network. Here are a few Q & A's regarding them:

A.        Where is home base (city/state/country)?
The Progress Centre, Charlton Place, Manchester M12 6HS
B.        What is key constituency or audience?
Those who have or are considering immigrating to the U.K.
C.        What are the agency’s main activities?
To host a well organized website for both the general public, and private members. Also there is a schedule on events at www.ein.org.uk/events
D.        Mission statement? Key goals?
“To provide user friendly access to relevant well ordered information on the internet.”
E.        What are key im/migration issues of concern to this agency?
As stated in the summer newsletter 2003 in the article titled “People move around the Earth?” by John Dean and Chris Edgert says, “ Our central argument is that successfully managed integration increases the capacity of lost societies to absorb new migrants.”
F.        What is the most common basis for statements issued, agency’s research, press releases, etc.?
All information is relayed through the internet.
G.        Is the agency noticeably pro or con immigration?
Pro. They offer information so refugees clearly know the laws that protect them.
H.        Any publications? (what types, titles)
Seasonal newsletters which are posted on the internet.
I.        Names of key spokespersons/officers
Helen Wadham (Director); John Dean (Editor and Training Coordinator); Les Mugridge (EIN Admin); Anita Cochrane (EIN Finance); et al (www.ein.org.uk/about_us/involved.shtml)
J.        Give at least one citation of this group in a news report. (use a citation index to research this)
K.        Other issues of interest?
They also hold classes to teach immigrants important issues.
L.        Web site? Give URL

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