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9.24.2009

the problem with 'illegal'



Caught this over at the Restore Fairness blog and thought I'd share... This is an excellent video from Colorlines featuring Rinku Sen dissecting why our conversations around immigration are so often driven to extremes.

Basically, she breaks down the term 'illegal,' and calls on us to re-examine our stereotypes and the reasons we have grown immune to the hostilities directed at immigrants. More here: What about illegal do you understand?