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08/12/2013 01:58 pm ET

Google Translates 'Indocumentados' To 'Illegal Immigrants'

Dear Google Translate Team,

On Saturday I used Google Translate to translate a Spanish-language Univison News story to English. The news story was about Puerto Rico allowing undocumented immigrants the right to apply for drivers licenses--the headline in Spanish read, “Puerto Rico dará licencia de conducir temporal a indocumentados.”

The Spanish term indocumentado translates to undocumented but Google Translate translated the word to the pejorative term “illegal immigrant.”

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