“There is a tremendous amount of misinformation in that story. The terminology, for example, we call it a “wall”, we don’t call anybody an ‘illegal human being’, ‘illegal immigrant’. These are people. They might be undocumented. But they are not illegal human beings. Terminology is important”.
“That wall, ‘Operation Gatekeeper’, has led to the death of, border angels estimates approximately 11,000 people. The US government and the Mexican government think that it’s about half that. But whether its 6,000 or 11,000 these people should not be dying”.
On KUSI News, Founder of Border Angels, Enrique Morones discusses the impact harmful terminology has on perpetuating negative stereotypes pertaining to border related issues, especially migrants. In addition, he addresses the amount of people dying when migrating and how this problem needs to be addressed.
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