Democrat Thanks Biden For Rebranding Laken Riley's Alleged Killer As 'Undocumented'

By Daniel Walker | March 22, 2024

The Statement

President Joe Biden's recent expression of remorse for using the term "illegal" to describe the suspected killer of Georgia nursing student Laken Riley has sparked a range of reactions, highlighting the sensitivity and complexity of language in the context of immigration and criminal justice.

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“I shouldn’t have used ‘illegal.’ It’s ‘undocumented,’” Biden said when asked of the statement.

Subsequent response

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Biden’s choice of words and the subsequent response from Democratic lawmakers and leaders reflect the ongoing debate surrounding immigration, rhetoric, and the impact of language on public discourse and policy.