A “Core Narrative” is a set of broad themes and values that help to connect with persuadable audiences and build support for change. Anti-immigrant spokespeople have a clear narrative with two main elements: law and order and the overwhelming of scarce resources. Over the past three years, pro- immigration advocates and communications experts have developed and pushed out a pro-immigrant narrative designed to move hearts, minds, and policy. With the president revisiting comprehensive immigration reform, it is crucial that we continue this drumbeat so that our echo chamber of values and solutions that work for all of us reverberates in the national conversation.
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