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Republicans Want To Force The Library Of Congress To Use 'Illegal Alien'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.21.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans want the Library of Congress to keep using the term "illegal aliens," whether it wants to or not. The subcommittee tas...

17 WTF ‘Latino’ Costumes That’ll Make You Want To Scream

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.11.2016 | Latino Voices

If you think fake blood and maniacal clown masks are terrifying, wait until you see these costumes. Halloween is a time to show off your creativity ...

Tucker Carlson: 'Illegal Alien Is One Of My Favorite Terms'

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.21.2015 | Media

Controversy surrounding the term "anchor baby" to describe children born in the U.S. to undocumented immigrants spurred debate over another offensive ...

Jerry Brown Nixes 'Alien' From California Labor Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed legislation Monday removing the word "alien" in reference to undocumented immigrants from the state's labor cod...

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: HIV-Positive Deportations

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

You think that's fiction? Think again. This happens every day on this planet. According to UNAIDS, there are still 49 countries (50 if you include Taiwan) that impose restrictions on the entry, stay, and residence of people living with HIV based on their HIV status.

Arizona Memo to Journalists / Editors on Immigration: Drop the I-Word.

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media
Jeff Biggers

It's time for the AP -- and all journalists and editors -- to drop the "I-word" and find a decent and more accurate way of framing immigration matters.

Joaquin Luna's Unfinished Blueprint

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Who was this Joaquin, and why is he the subject of conversation, especially amongst immigrant rights advocates who ask ourselves if we could have done something to prevent his suicide? The answers do not come easily.

Journalist Group Calls For End To Use Of Controversial Terms For Immigrants

Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) voted on Tuesday to recommend that newsrooms across the country discontinue using the phrases "illegal a...

Truck Them and Stereotype Them -- It's All Good in Popular Culture

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

The developers of "Smuggle Truck" claim the iPad game attempts to mock our nation's inhumane and impractical immigration laws. Sadly, the effort falls flat.

Deportation Fears Stress Colorado Immigrant Families

Colorado Springs Independent | By Marc Weidenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In past years, Sandra Hernandez, executive director of the Colorado Springs nonprofit Centro de la Familia and a licensed clinical social worker, spe...

The Next Big Push: Immigration Reform

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

We should never lose sight of the plight of illegal aliens, driven by the desire to provide better for their families. But at the same time, they must admit they are in a situation of their own making.

Illegal, But Not Alien

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Juan has the intelligence, dedication, skills, commitment, and caring needed. What he doesn't have is a green card.