Immigration Law

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The Grey Lady Waffles on Use of the I-Word
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Tuesday, The New York Times updated its policies on how it uses the phrase “illegal immigrant” in its coverage. The newspaper did not go as far as The Associated Press, and it will continue to allow the phrase to be used for “someone... Read More

USA Today Drops the I-Word
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" From: Coon, William Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:16 PM To: USAT ED Virginia Staff; USAT ED Field Staff Subject: Change in USA TODAY style on illegal immigration You probably have heard that the Associated Press recently changed... Read More

Drop the I-Word Friend: The Daily Pennslyvanian
Posted on 25 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As we pointed out a few weeks ago , usage of the i-word by the largest newspapers in the country has been steadily growing in recent months. So imagine our surprise when today we read two articles from The Daily Pennsylvanian about immigrants... Read More

It’s More Complicated Than “Legal vs. Illegal”: An Open Letter to Ruben Navarrette
Posted on 11 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prerna Lal writes: "I enjoy your writing, probably more than most people. You hold President Obama accountable for his abhorrent immigration policies. You stick it to the Republicans for hating on immigrants because their hate has to do with the... Read More

What's In a Name?
Posted on 29 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this podcast , Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph discusses the editorial and political implications of this debate over terminology with Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for the New York Times, and Monica Novoa, a writer... Read More