Thursday, March 23, 2017

Public Relations Strategy to Paint Immigrants and Immigration as Negatives Embedded Deep Within Trump Executive Orders

In this piece from the Migration Information Source, Muzaffar Chishti, Sarah Pierce, and Jessica Bolter look at the public relations consequences of President Trump's immigration executive orders.  Even as the executive orders on immigration signed by President Trump during his first weeks in office have received extensive scrutiny, far less attention has been devoted to the public relations machinery set into motion by these orders. They mandate sweeping data collection and reporting on immigrants and refugees in ways that seek to underscore societal and economic costs with no countervailing attention to positive effects from immigration.


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