MIRA serves as a key resource for journalists covering issues that affect the lives of Massachusetts’ 1.1 million foreign-born residents. We also seek to empower immigrants and their allies through media trainings and communications support.

If you’re a reporter looking to interview MIRA staff and/or get background materials or suggested sources for a story, please contact Karissa Hand. Sign up here for our media list.

If you’re an immigrant or ally looking to add your voice to the debate, we have find tips on how to write an op-ed or a letter to the editor.

Below are selected stories quoting MIRA staff or covering MIRA campaigns and activities. Click here for coverage of Welcoming New Hampshire.


President Biden’s newly decorated Oval Office, explained
NECN, January 21, 2021

Advocates hail Biden’s first executive actions on immigration
GBH, January 21, 2021

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move
Associated Press, January 21, 2021

Biden’s great immigration undoing
Commonwealth Magazine, January 20, 2021

Baker goes silent on foreign-trained docs
Commonwealth Magazine, January 20, 2021

Immigration reforms proposed by President Joe Biden stand to benefit over 200,000 Massachusetts residents, families
MassLive, January 20, 2021

Is Joe Biden’s Plan for His First 100 Days in Office Feasible? Experts Weigh in
NECN, January 19, 2021

Local ‘Dreamers’ cautiously optimistic about Biden immigration plan
Boston 25, January 19, 2021

Stealing a moment of joy
Boston Globe, January 16, 2021

Local organizations, Mayor’s office, respond to restoration of DACA
Sampan, January 8, 2021

Fear Of Deportation Prompts Undocumented Immigrants To Resist COVID-19 Vaccine
GBH, January 6, 2021