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UPDATE: American Heritage Dictionary Responds to “Anchor Baby” Definition Criticism

UPDATE: American Heritage Dictionary Responds to “Anchor Baby” Definition Criticism

In response to ImmigrationImpact.com’s critique of the definition of “anchor baby” included in the latest edition of the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, the executive editor of the dictionary has agreed to revise the definition of to reflect the derogatory nature of the term. In conversations with Mary Giovagnoli, Director of the Immigration […]

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“Anchor Baby” Added to New American Heritage Dictionary

Written by on December 2, 2011 in Birthright Citizenship with 28 Comments
“Anchor Baby” Added to New American Heritage Dictionary

The degree to which the immigration debate has coarsened over the last few years is no more evident than in the pages of the recently released fifth edition of the New American Heritage Dictionary. Among the new entries is the term “anchor baby.” You might think that the definition would read something like: slang, a […]

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