Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Front-page story describes immigrant children as health risk, homeless

The front-page story in the Tennessean today paints the picture that immigrant children are a health risk and homeless. Under the headline Immigrant influx tests shot policy the article creates the following word associations with young immigrants:
  • "Children who aren't vaccinated against dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases"

  • "those kids start class without proof"

  • "homeless kids" and "homeless students"

  • "a risk for her child"

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