Tea Party Republicans Force the Library of Congress to retain the de-humanizing term “illegal alien” for undocumented immigrants.

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GOP reinstates usage of ‘illegal alien’ in Library of Congress’ records

BY ANDREW TAYLOR, ASSOCIATED PRESS May 17, 2016 at 4:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON — Republicans on a powerful House panel Tuesday narrowly defended a tea party-fueled move to tell the Library of Congress how to label immigrants living in the country illegally.

The GOP move is designed to force the Library of Congress to retain the term “illegal alien” for cataloging and search purposes, reversing the library’s plan to replace “illegal alien” with less prejudicial terms like “noncitizens” or “unauthorized immigration.” Read full article here

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