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The AP's Ban on 'Illegal Immigrant' Will Change How We Talk About Immigration

The AP's Ban on 'Illegal Immigrant' Will Change How We Talk About Immigration | Regional Geography | Scoop.it
That faint sound you hear is Senate reporters from the AP, The New York Times, and beyond smacking their delete keys, rethinking their agenda setting aloud, and figuring out how we talk now, amidst a serious legislative discussion...
Seth Dixon's insight:

I personally prefer to use the term, 'undocumented migrant' instead of 'illegal alien.'  The words we choose may seem like a simple thing, but they truly shape how we think about the issues and frame the debate.  With the Associated Press rethinking their word choice, it will have an impact on their readership and other media outlets.  I agree with the oft-quoted slogan, "No Human Being is Illegal."

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