Especially since the use of the term "Alien" in U.S. laws was a central argument about why the LC could not change the terms, there may already be some news on that front:


On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 3:35 PM Panchyshyn, Roman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Just saying, with the new administration coming in, might this not be a good time to revisit the use of the heading “Illegal aliens” by LC?


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