But, since we are discussing word usage now, is it even proper to say "illegal immigration" as in all immigration is legal by definition, so those here illegally cannot be called immigrants?
Pardon me... I presumed that I understood written English, but your sentence got the best of me.
Read the rest of my posts above - posting a question does not necessarily imply one's opinion - it's called the Socratic Method of teaching in fact. For instance:
"Do you guys think we should all vote Hillary Clinton for President in 2008?"