Event Title

Institutional Innovation: Responding to Organizational Churn and Policy Change

Panel Topic

North American Immigration Policies and Politics in a Turbulent Era

Start Date

29-4-2011 4:00 PM

End Date

29-4-2011 6:00 PM

Description

Bio:

Meyer Burstein is Senior Policy Fellow of the Welcoming Communities Initiative. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Burstein served as the Executive Head of Metropolis, an international policy-research project on migration and diversity, of which he was a co-founder. He is also the former Director-General of Strategic Planning, Research and Analysis at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. In this capacity, he managed a comprehensive program of research on immigration and citizenship, coordinated the Department’s strategic planning function, and conducted ongoing strategic and operational assessments. A key focus of his work was the design and management of Canada’s economic immigration programs. Mr. Burstein has held a number of other senior positions within CIC, including Director of the Administrative Review Program for Refugees (a special program to deal expeditiously, and generously, with backlogged refugee claims) and Director of the Data Analysis and Forecasts Division.

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Institutional Innovation: Responding to Organizational Churn and Policy Change

North American Immigration Policies and Politics in a Turbulent Era

Bio:

Meyer Burstein is Senior Policy Fellow of the Welcoming Communities Initiative. Prior to holding this position, Mr. Burstein served as the Executive Head of Metropolis, an international policy-research project on migration and diversity, of which he was a co-founder. He is also the former Director-General of Strategic Planning, Research and Analysis at Citizenship and Immigration Canada. In this capacity, he managed a comprehensive program of research on immigration and citizenship, coordinated the Department’s strategic planning function, and conducted ongoing strategic and operational assessments. A key focus of his work was the design and management of Canada’s economic immigration programs. Mr. Burstein has held a number of other senior positions within CIC, including Director of the Administrative Review Program for Refugees (a special program to deal expeditiously, and generously, with backlogged refugee claims) and Director of the Data Analysis and Forecasts Division.