Roberto Lovato

Thoughts On the Decline and Fall of That Most Ignoble of Terms, “Illegal Immigrant”

Originally published at Of América. Tuesday’s stunning announcement by the Associated Press that is was dropping the racist term “Illegal immigrant” from its AP Stylebook, the Bible of journalistic usage, marks a historic juncture. The history of the decline and fall of the term “illegal immigrant” and it’s derivatives (“Illegals”, “illegal alien” and the like) is one that […]

  • Apr 3, 2013
  • 12:42 PM

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