Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Rep. John Conyers: Do Not Use Term ‘Illegal Immigrants’

During the first House Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform on Tuesday, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) echoed what many immigrant rights advocates have been asking for years when he urged his colleagues to avoid using the term “illegal immigrants.” “I hope no one uses the term ‘illegal immigrants’ here today,” said Conyers, who is the […]

“Illegal Immigrant” Term Offensive to Nearly Half of Latino Voters

Nearly half of Latino Voters, 46%, find the term “illegal immigrant” offensive, according to a recent poll conducted by Fox News Latino. The term has become one of the most inflammatory terms in relation to the ongoing immigration debate during this election cycle. “Calling people illegal or an illegal immigrant has become normalized even though […]