A little bird told me III: Top 10 international tweeps

Top 10 international twitter accounts. Inclusion on my lists does not imply endorsement or support for these organizations; it’s just that they are some of the tweeps I follow to keep me informed about what’s going on in immigration, multiculturalism, diversity and etc. And, as in previous editions of this series, I’ve included the bio provided by the tweep itself in quotations, with my comments following. This list is overly American, I know. Please send suggestions for more international flavours.

  1. http://twitter.com/CitiesMigration ~ “An international project showcasing innovative ideas on immigrant integration from major cities across the world”.
  2. http://twitter.com/migrationwatch ~ “(A)n independent think tank chaired by Sir Andrew Green. We have a distinguished Advisory Council from diverse ethnic and professional backgrounds”. The UK. Interestingly, they don’t follow anyone.
  3. http://twitter.com/ImmPolicyCenter ~”PC is an immigration research and advocacy org that seeks to shape a rational national conversation on immigration through its research and analysis”.  USA.
  4. http://twitter.com/forcedmigration ~ “Forced Migration Online (FMO) provides instant access to a wide variety of online resources dealing with the situation of forced migrants worldwide”.
  5. http://twitter.com/ImmigrationTwit ~”Reliable immigration news updates, in plain English. Expert-practitioners filter dozens of sources; you get all the facts: Your Immigration Insiders’ Digest!”.  US focus, with some international content.
  6. http://twitter.com/langology ~ “Fun with language, language and linguistic news, links, events, research and more”. Where do they find this stuff?
  7. http://twitter.com/statelessness ~ “(P)rogram coordinator @ OPEN SOCIETY JUSTICE INITIATIVE. tweeting & thinking about citizenship & statelessness”.
  8. http://twitter.com/DiversityExec ~ “awareness – impact – action” from the US-based Diversity Executive magazine.
  9. http://twitter.com/nprpolitics ~ “Political coverage and conversation from NPR News”.
  10. http://twitter.com/TheEconomist ~ “Official site for The Economist“.

Coming next . . . top ten tweeps on research sources and top ten tweeps on immigrant, refugee children and youth. Send me your picks!

3 Replies to “A little bird told me III: Top 10 international tweeps”

  1. Hi there, YUResearch tweets about the Centre for Refugee Studies and their work in refugee studies. We also cover CERIS: The Ontario Metropolis Centre which does work in immigration.

  2. Hi YUR – thanks for your comment. I hope you’ll be pleased to see YUR on my list of top ten research tweeps (installment number 4 in my “Little Bird” series) – coming up momentarily.

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