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S.F. Chronicle Quotes Dean Johnson in Story on Biden's Rejection of Term 'Alien'

News Posted on August 16, 2021

The term “alien” implies something that is “not human, and it's not us,” Dean Kevin R. Johnson told the San Francisco Chronicle in a story about how President Joe Biden has attempted to ban the term from the U.S. government’s vocabulary regarding migrants. Read the story. 

Kevin R. Johnson is the law school’s dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and professor of Chicana/o studies at UC Davis. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of immigration law and policy, refugee law, and civil rights.