Asylum Seekers – Bonus not Bogus

Bill Frelick, the director of Human Rights Watch’s refugee programme has spoken out against the controversial use of the term “illegal migrant” as unfairly characterising the individual and reinforcing prejudices.

Bill Frelick hrw

He recommends the leaflet from the Platform for International Cooperation of Undocumented Migrants that explains alternative, more accurate and humanising terms for migrants. Follow the following link to read the leaflet:

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/06/24/dispatches-why-we-should-outlaw-illegal

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