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11/09/2012 12:40 pm ET | Updated Nov 13, 2012

Illegal vs. Undocumented: 10 Reasons Why The Media Has Used The Term 'Illegal Immigrant'

While many media outlets -- including this one -- have barred the use of the term "illegal immigrant," many journalists continue to use the phrase to describe the 'undocumented.' That's why freelance journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas is leading a campaign to ban the word in the media all together.

But are his efforts fruitless? Should media companies stand up to pressure tactics and continue to use a term that is technically accurate?

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