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Rethinking the term ‘illegal’ immigrant: Because people can’t be illegalRethinking the term ‘illegal’ immigrant: Because people can’t be illegal

Posted By Hailey Reissman

Last week, the Associated Press announced its decision to remove the term “illegal immigrant” from the AP Stylebook. In a blog post by Director of Media Relations Paul Colford, AP’s executive editor Kathleen Carroll revealed the news: “The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term ‘illegal immigrant’ or the use of ‘illegal’ to describe a person. […]