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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. […]

Design

Photography for social change: Jon Lowenstein documents the American immigrantPhotography for social change: Jon Lowenstein documents the American immigrant

Posted By Shirin Samimi-Moore

TED Fellow Jon Lowenstein makes us look at the painful social issues that we may otherwise ignore through his bold photography. His project, “Shadow Lives, USA,” documents the journey of Mexicans and Central Americans migrating to the United States, recording their struggle as they reached American soil. The image above shows Gabriela Cruz — who grew up in […]