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Who are you calling an immigrant?

Language is never neutral—but we have to try

By Jessica Abrahams  

Scenes around the migrants' camp in Grande Synthe near Dunkerque , France after heavy rains days 8th January 2016. ©Wiktor Dabkowski/DPA/Press Association Images

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Around a million migrants are believed to have crossed into Europe during 2015 without the correct documents, three or four times as many as the year before. Those migrants come from various…

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