AP Press Release dated Oct. 19, 2012 , reprinted in full below, followed by editorial comment.
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"Reviewing the use of 'illegal immigrant' - Oct. 19, 2012
In "Close to the News," a staff newsletter about the AP news...
"The Associated Press started publishing some of its content in Spanish after World War I, but not until next week will the American news agency release a Spanish language stylebook. And one of the most controversial of the nearly-4,000 entries will...
"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...