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The Narrative Research Lab furthers The Opportunity Agenda's mission of advancing and strengthening connections within the immigration space, acting as a repository for research that has shaped narrative in the movement. The Lab’s digital library (below) supports this goal by enabling partners to discover effective messaging more quickly and build on each other’s research more efficiently.

Parties interested in learning more about the Narrative Research Lab, becoming a member, or submitting their research to our list are invited to sign up. Those who would like to search available research and make requests for privately-held research are welcome to use the digital library below. However, only those who have completed and returned a signed copy of the Memorandum of Understanding will have rights to view all of the works listed.

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Search the library using the open search and/or dropdown fields below. If your search results are not publicly available (as marked by a hyperlink), copy the resource title(s), click “Submit Library Request,” and paste resource title(s) into the form. Response time: typically 5-8 business days. Watch the digital library instructional walk-through video here

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Year Title Institution File Type Issue Area
2020 Policies Affecting Asylum Seekers at the Border: The Migrant Protection Protocols, the Asylum Transit, and Metering American Immigration Council Factsheet Policy Review
2019 Building Research-Informed Messages The Opportunity Agenda Slide Deck Messaging Strategy
2019 Survey of Southwest Voters About the Border, October 2019 US Immigration Policy Center Survey Voter Survey
2019 Voter Attitudes on Immigration: Fairfax County US Immigration Policy Center Report Voter Survey
2019 Post 2018 Immigration Strategy Immigration Hub Slide Deck Voter Survey
2019 Public Opinion About the Border, at the Border US Immigration Policy Center Survey Public Opinion
2019 Recommendations to Combat Abuse and Harm of Children in CBP Custody Kids in Need of Defense Other Enforcement
2019 2018 Post Mid-term Immigration National Opinions Lake Research Partners Slide Deck Voter Survey
2019 Ecologies of Migrant Care Project Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics at New York University Video Other
2019 What Do Democratic Primary Voters Want: March 7-10, 2019 DBR, Third Way Toplines Voter Survey

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