There are those who say that "alien" is a perfectly fine, neutral term, and that anyone who finds it offensive is playing word police and should just check the dictionary. [...]
This isn't about being overly sensitive. It's about creating a society where people aren't defined by societal prejudices. [...]
“Get out of the country, you illegals!” I yelled at the top of my lungs from the backseat of the car my friend was driving. “We don’t want you here!” You may never guess that a member of Jose Antonio Vargas’s Define American organization, which aims to create a more welcoming culture for immigrants, once yelled insults at Latino day laborers as a teenager. Furthermore, you may also never guess I am Latino myself, and that my father was once an undocumented immigrant. [...]
Directed by Define American Founder, Jose Antonio Vargas [...]
Documentary from MTV in Partnership with Pulitzer-Prize Winner Jose Antonio Vargas to Premiere Wednesday, July 22 at 8:00pm ET/PT on MTV [...]
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