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AP Stylebook Drops the ‘I’ Word

Alpha Letter IThe Associated Press has dropped the phrase “illegal immigrant” from its stylebook, a victory for immigrant advocates who argue that the term is biased against the people it describes. “The stylebook no longer sanctions the term ‘illegal immigrant’ or the use of "illegal" to describe...

Pace of DACA Approvals Quickens, but Will it be Fast Enough?

StopwatchImmigration Impact For the first time since immigration authorities officially launched Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in mid-August, the federal government released statistics last Friday indicating that thousands of requests have been officially granted. But while the figures themselves are an encouraging sign, other evidence suggests that most applicants will...