ON-Lion Letter
In mid-January, The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the British Council co-hosted an event in Washington, D.C., "The Effect of Immigration on Society," planned exclusively for alumni of both organizations' leadership-development programs, including GMF's Marshall Memorial Fellowship and Transatlantic Forum on Migration & Integration and the British Council's Transatlantic Network 2020 (TN2020).

The evening opened with a presentation by GMF's Delancey Gustin, highlighting some findings of the recent Transatlantic Trends:  Immigration public-opinion survey.  Gustin's overview was followed by reactions from respondents Juan Carlos Lara-Armienta, counselor for regional affairs at the Embassy of Mexico in the United States; Peter MacLeod, principal of MASS LBP in Canada and a member of TN2020; and Rabah Ghezali, an attorney at Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg and also a member of TN2020. 

Following their remarks, the speakers discussed the effect of immigration on society, the commonly held perceptions of immigrants in various countries, and the governmental methods of handling immigration.

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation in Milwaukee substantially supports GMF projects -- including, with others, the Transatlantic Trends:  Immigration survey.
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