Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

‘Illegal Immigrant’ No More


"The AP Stylebook today is making some changes in how we describe people living in a country illegally.  Senior Vice President and Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll explains the thinking behind the decision: The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of “illegal” to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that “illegal” should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally. ..." - Associated Press, Apr. 2, 2013.