UC Berkeley Student Government Bans Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’

Townhall.com Staff
Posted: Nov 08, 2013 9:12 AM
The UC Berkeley student government has banned the term “illegal immigrant” from its discourse, deeming the phrase racist, offensive, unfair and derogatory. In an unanimous vote, student senators passed a resolution that stated the word “illegal” is “racially charged,” “dehumanizes” people, and contributes to “punitive and discriminatory actions aimed primarily at immigrants and communities of color.”