As Title 42 comes to an end, we must work together to welcome asylum seekers and create an immigration system that is fair and humane.

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Checklist and Suggested Guidelines for Media Reporting Covering the End of Title 42

Because there will be a lot of disinformation and fear-mongering, it is critical that journalists covering these developments are accurate and responsible in their reporting, do not replicate inaccurate messages and inadvertently amplify them, and avoid incendiary reporting that plays into stereotypes.

Remember, first and foremost, migrants are human beings who made an arduous journey, often fleeing for their lives.

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Latest Blog Posts

May 16, 2023

“I’m an Immigrant Myself”: Volunteers and Local Groups Across Border States and Nation Step Up to Aid Newly Arrived Families

For the past few months, the vitriol aimed at migrants has reached a fevered pitch, spurred on by Republicans pushing racist conspiracy theories. Unfortunately, they suck up a lot of air time. But, there’s another part of the story that needs to be told. It’s about people across the... Continue »

May 12, 2023

Combating the Nativist Narrative – Weekly Summary Week of May 8, 2023

Week of May 8, 2023 THREE OPPOSITION MESSAGES FROM THE WEEK ‘The Sky is Falling’- the Racist Hysteria Over Title 42: The clock struck midnight on May 11, and the United States is still standing, but the retractions of the hysteria won’t be forthcoming. This week, Fox ran a... Continue »

May 9, 2023

Don’t Believe the Hype: Right-Wing Apocalyptical Fearmongering Around the end of Title 42 is as Predictable as it is Disingenuous

On May 11, Title 42, the pandemic public health restriction spearheaded bendy Stephen Miller will be lifted. In reality, the policy, which never had an actual public health justification, masqueraded as another terrible immigration policy from the Trump administration for the Biden administration to resolve.  As a result of... Continue »

May 4, 2023

Immigration Organizations On the Southern Border You Can Help

Organizations across the country are doing tremendous work to welcome asylum seekers and help them as they seek protection in the U.S. and settle into their new lives.  These organizations provide shelter, food, medical care, legal assistance, transportation, and other essential services that help migrants navigate the complex and... Continue »

Latest Press Releases

May 18, 2023

With the End of Title 42, Lessons from the Southern Border

Washington, DC – Below is a column by Maribel Hastings and David Torres from America’s Voice en Español translated to English from Spanish. It ran in several Spanish-language media outlets earlier this week:  Nearly a year ago we wrote, in this very same space, that with or without Title... Continue »

May 15, 2023

Four Key Lessons from the First Days After Title 42

Washington, DC – Judging from predictions from this time last week, the actual post-Title 42 display of a relatively calm and orderly process at our southern border has confounded predictions and disappointed right wing observers rooting for chaos. It’s still early in the post-Title 42 world and factors ranging... Continue »

May 12, 2023

Key Lessons for Democrats as GOP Pushes for More Border Chaos

Washington, DC – While it’s of course still very early in the post-Title 42 world, the official end to the policy last night did not bring the visual scenes of chaos that some had anticipated. In fact, several excellent segments focused on the real stories and humanity of those... Continue »

May 11, 2023

Three Key Points To Keep In Mind As Title 42 Winds Down

“We know how to do this. We have processed people through our asylum system and have done so with countless migrants seeking safety…” Vanessa Cárdenas Washington, DC – Today’s overdue end of Title 42 is an opportunity to reset and refocus on what is desperately needed – long-term solutions... Continue »


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