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Amid immigration debate, some states update migrant term

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residency card as a child: “alien.”
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Amid immigration debate, some states update migrant term

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residency card as a child: “alien.” “I want other children of immigrants, like me, to not feel the same way I did, that my family did, when we saw the word ‘alien’,” said Rivas, now an assemblywoman in the California Legislature. The Democratic lawmaker sought to retire the term and this year authored a bill — since signed into law — that replaces the use of “alien” in state statutes with oth…

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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CBS Local

States Debate Whether Or Not To Drop 'Dehumanizing' Terms For Immigrants

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Some states are considering dropping terms for immigrants that have been criticized as “dehumanizing.”Earlier this year, California and Colorado banned state agencies from using the word “alien” to refer to immigrants who entered the US without permission.Supporters of the change say the word is demeaning and dehumanizing, and can have an impact on the treatment of immigrants.The Biden administration took a simila…

2 months ago·United States
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Washington Times

Amid immigration debate, some states update migrant term

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residency card as a child: “alien.”In the stark terms of the government, it signaled her mother was not yet a citizen of the U.S. But to her young daughter, the word had a more personal meaning. ...

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Amid immigration debate, some states update migrant term

California and Colorado this year banned state agencies from using the word “alien” to refer to immigrants who entered the U.S. without permission

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Amid immigration debate, some states update migrant term

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residency card as a child: “alien.”

2 months ago·United States
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Amid immigration debate, some states update migrant term

By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated pressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — California and Colorado this year banned state agencies from using the word “alien” to refer to immigrants who entered the U.S. without permission. Supporters of the change say the word is demeaning and dehumanizing, and can have an impact on the treatment of immigrants. The Biden administration took a similar step for federal agencies. Yet the term “alien” remains in wid…

2 months ago
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