Santa Barbara Is Divided over Immigration…and Language

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On Martin Luther King Day, demonstrators with different views about immigration held competing rallies over terminology in the Santa Barbara News-Press. Reporting on people newly qualified for drivers' licenses in California, the paper's been using the term "illegals." That's led to protests and counter-protests in an increasingly diverse community.

Credits

Guests:
Scott Steepleton - Santa Barbara News-Press, Gabrielle Hernandez - People Organized for the Defense and Equal Rights of Santa Barbara Youth, Jarrod Schwartz - Just Communities - @Justcommcc

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Jenny Hamel