Clinton swears off the term 'illegal immigrant'


Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has promised to refrain from ever again using the term "illegal immigrant" after she was confronted on the issue by journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas, who is in the country illegally.

The moment occurred Tuesday as Clinton participated in a Facebook chat hosted by Telemundo, the second-largest commercial Spanish-language network in the United States.

Vargas wrote, "Madam Secretary, in speaking at a campaign stop about immigration reform, you recently referred to 'illegal immigrants' — an offensive term that many leaders and media have abandoned in recent years

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