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What’s in a name? Migrant vs. refugee vs. illegal immigrant

When refugees sought safety in the U.S. in 2014 and 2015, their due process rights were violated because “the administration panicked. They weren’t ready. There were a lot of kids and families arriving at the border, and the reaction was, 'We’ve got to stop it,'” said Michelle Brané, of the Women’s Refugee Commission.