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AILA Doc. No. 21042100 | Dated April 21, 2021 | File Size: 579 KDownload the Document
Troy Miller, senior official performing the duties of the commissioner, issued a memo establishing guidance on the preferred use of immigration terminology within the federal government. The memo provides a table listing prior terminology and the new terminology CBP will use moving forward.
|Alien||Noncitizen or migrant|
|Unaccompanied alien children||Noncitizen unaccompanied children|
|Undocumented alien||Undocumented noncitizen, undocumented individual, migrant|
|Illegal alien||Undocumented noncitizen, undocumented individual, migrant|
|Assimilation||Integration or civic integration|
|Immigrant assimilation||Immigrant integration|
According to The Hill, a nearly identical memo was released on April 19, 2021, by the acting head of ICE, Tae Johnson.
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