Illegal should describe only an action not a person

Every year the Associated Press (AP) publishes its Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, usually called the AP Stylebook, which is a style and usage guide considered to set the standards for newspapers and the news industry in the United States.

Earlier this month, the AP announced that in its 2013 edition the AP Stylebook will no longer sanction the term illegal immigrant or the use of

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