(MRC TV) First, it was “illegal alien.” Then, it became “undocumented immigrant.” If you’re Nancy Bleeding-Heart Pelosi, it’s “undocumented American.”

AP Now Calls Illegal Aliens ‘Undocumented Citizens’

Now, according to the AP, illegal aliens aren’t illegal at all — they’re just “undocumented citizens.”

Despite, you know, not actually being citizens. Which is the whole entire point.

Here’s an excerpt from a recent AP story on the wind-down of former President Obama’s DACA program, as screenshot by the Washington Free Beacon’s Alex Griswold:

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Let’s take a quick refresher, for those who are still confused as to what constitutes a “citizen.” According to the federal government (which, per the U.S. Constitution, gets to make the rules about citizenship), here’s a short list of those who are considered “citizens” of the United States of America:

  1. An individual born in the United States.
  2. An individual whose parent is a U.S. citizen.
  3. A former alien who has been naturalized as a U.S. citizen
  4. An individual born in Puerto Rico.
  5. An individual born in Guam.
  6. An individual born in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Note that “An individual who came to the United States illegally but really, really, really doesn’t want to go home” appears nowhere on this list…

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