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Tag Results for "Illegal Immigrant"

4,650 Undocumented Immigrants Are Rounded Up in Russia

At least 4,650 foreigners have been detained by the police in operation "Illegal Immigrant" in two districts of the Moscow region, Russian authorities announced Thursday. continue reading »

PEW STUDY: News Media Using Term ‘Illegal Alien’ Less

Even with several major news organizations deciding to reduce or ban its use, the term “illegal immigrant” is still the phrase newspapers most often use to describe foreigners living in the United States without proper documentation. continue reading »

AP Says Adios and Bans Use of Term “Illegal Immigrant”

Associated Press (AP), the world’s oldest and largest newsgathering organization, announced it will no longer be using the term “illegal” in their AP Stylebook to describe people living in the country illegally. continue reading »

PEW STUDY: 71% of Americans Feel Undocumented Should be Allowed to Stay

A new survey finds that seven-in-ten Americans (71%) say there should be a way for people in the United States illegally to remain in this country if they meet certain requirements, while 27% say they should not be allowed to stay legally. continue reading »

Journalist José Antonio Vargas Reveals he is an Illegal Immigrant (VIDEO)

The Pulitzer Prize winner will talk about it tonight and tomorrow night on an ABC special interview. continue reading »

Army Veteran Wins Lawsuit After Being Wrongfully Detained as an Undocumented Immigrant

In 2005, Army veteran Rennison Vern Castillo, a naturalized U.S. citizen, was wrongfully detained for months when it was suspected that he was an undocumented immigrant. Though Thursday, he not only received a six-figure settlement, but a written apology as well. continue reading »

UFC Champ Cain Velazquez Undergoes Surgery

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is recovering from surgery this weekend after having a 90 percent tear in his shoulder repaired. Velasquez underwent surgery on Thursday in Las Vegas. continue reading »

Proposed Cable TV Show About Illegal Immigrant Investigator Sparks Controversy

The television station, FX, currently has a new drama in development. The protagonist is an undocumented Mexican immigrant Private Investigator (P.I.), and the character has a number of conservatives up in arms about the idea of an “illegal alien” being a [fictional] hero. continue reading »

Drop the I-Word Campaign Launches

ColorLines is a team of writers, producers and photographers who come together in service to racial justice and they have just launched the “Drop the I-World” campaign. continue reading »