NBC Creates Twitter Hashtag for Illegal Immigrants: #RefugeeRiders

'Wherever you stand on the issue one side or the other, I'm not going to weigh in on that ...'

NBC Promotes Twitter Handle For Illegal Immigrants: #RefugeeRiders (NewsBusters)

On Wednesday, July 2, NBC’s Today went beyond avoiding using the term “illegal” to describe the immigrants being bussed from Texas into California. The Peacock network has created a Twitter handle to show its support for the illegal immigrants. 

Following a report by NBC’s Miguel Almaguer, Today anchor Matt Lauer triumphantly declared “We want you to weigh in on this. Share your comments using the #RefugeeRiders.”

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