‘Unlawful Alien’ or ‘Undocumented Alien’

In re Sergio Garcia,  California Supreme Court used a neutral term ‘undocumented alien’ as opposed to previously accepted terms ‘unlawful alien’ or ‘illegal alien’. Justice Chin took on the issue in his separate concurring opinion. Concurring Opinion By Chin, J.  The majority opinion does not acknowledge it, but just over three years ago, in Martinez…

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