Immigration Law

Recent Posts

JAV to AP, NYT: Drop the I-Word!
Posted on 22 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Starting today, a non-profit founded by Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist, activist, and undocumented immigrant, will begin monitoring the use of the phrase "illegal immigrant" in the media, with the goal of shifting the conversation around... Read More

Associated Press declines dropping the I-Word
Posted on 6 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Associated Press has updated its stylebook entry on 'illegal immigrant,' rejecting once again the 'undocumented' term recommended by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, but approving 'living in the country... Read More

Linguists Tell New York Times 'Illegal' Neither 'Neutral' Nor 'Accurate'
Posted on 2 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In response to the Associated Press and The New York Times' continued use of the term "illegal immigrant", a group of linguists have taken a stand, arguing that the phrase "illegal immigrant" isn't as neutral or accurate... Read More