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Congressman Bobby Rush wants his colleagues to drop the i-word

| Mónica Novoa

Tags: American History DefineAmerican DroptheIword HR 155 Jose Antonio Vargas Rep. Bobby Rush

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) introduced House Resolution 155 in April, asking his colleagues to use more humane and respectful language and to not refer to human beings as “illegal.” He's started a petition on MoveOn.org asking people to reach out to their local elected officials to support his work. [...]

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