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Illegal vs Undocumented

Jan Brewer Weighs In On 'Illegal V. Undocumented' Debate

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer doesn’t understand all the fuss about the term “illegal immigrant.” Brewer defended her use of the increasingly cont...

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Remember When Latino Civil Rights Leaders Used Terms Like This?

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 04.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Between Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) calling undocumented immigrants “wetbacks” and the Associated Press dropping its use of the term “illegal immi...

Conservative Latino Group To Politicians: Don't Call Immigrants 'Illegal'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Will the revitalized immigration debate change the language politicians use? Organizations and advocates including journalist Jose Antonio Vargas,...

Why Do Some Journalists Still Use The Term 'Illegal Immigrant?'

VOXXI | Posted 11.13.2012 | Latino Voices

While many media outlets -- including this one -- have barred the use of the term "illegal immigrant," many journalists continue to use the phrase to ...

'Illegal v. Undocumented': Obama And Romney Weigh In

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices

It’s official: describing immigrants without papers as “illegal” rather than “undocumented” is a political act. The presidential candida...

'Illegal' v. 'Undocumented': Univision Takes On The Times

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.08.2012 | Latino Voices

Jose Antonio Vargas may have reenergized the debate over whether to use the term “illegal immigrant,” but Univision’s taking it to a whole new l...

'Illegal' Or Undocumented? Pulitzer Prize Winner Restarts Debate

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices

Jose Antonio Vargas may not have convinced the New York Times or the Associated Press to stop using the term “illegal immigrant,” but he’s resta...