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I agree as well. We have a new Administration and both houses of Congress are in more sympathetic party alignment. The CNN article further supports this. It seems like the right time.

Peter

From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Violeta Ilik
Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2021 4:27 PM
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] Illegal aliens heading

As a former Alien-- Legal status I fully support this.

Violeta

On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 4:16 PM Matthew C. Haugen <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
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:

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/21/politics/alien-biden-immigration-law/index.html<https://nam11.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2021%2F01%2F21%2Fpolitics%2Falien-biden-immigration-law%2Findex.html&data=04%7C01%7Cplisius%40KENT.EDU%7C42926f4a6154430e46d908d8be537924%7Ce5a06f4a1ec44d018f73e7dd15f26134%7C1%7C0%7C637468613516802885%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=gRb02e1kWN5z5LvBAzWV0uwX5sffpZ3nciLLfey5jDA%3D&reserved=0>

Matthew


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


Roman S. Panchyshyn, MLIS

Associate Professor, Head of Metadata and Cataloging

Kent State University Libraries

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