California Statewide Youth Media Network

Words matter: No human being is illegal

Youth journalist Karla Martinez takes issue with the media’s use of the term “illegal,” or even “illegal alien,” to describe undocumented residents. “The media has a huge influence on how people in the United States view immigrants. Large media networks… set the tone for how people in our country talk about immigration and immigrants.” Her editorial is on Coachella Unincorporated.


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This entry was posted on October 8, 2015 by in Coachella Unincorporated, Print and tagged , , .

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