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NYC bans phrases 'illegal alien' and 'go back to your country'

As incidents of hate increase across the country, New York City is stepping in to tackle this growing problem. The city is now imposing a fine for discrimination against anyone who tells someone to “go back to your country” or to “speak English”. Such expressions can now be penalized with fines of up to $250,000 under NYC human rights law. Fabiola Galindo explains.

NYC bans phrases 'illegal alien' and 'go back to your country'

As incidents of hate increase across the country, New York City is stepping in to tackle this growing problem. The city is now imposing a fine for discrimination against anyone who tells someone to “go back to your country” or to “speak English”. Such expressions can now be penalized with fines of up to $250,000 under NYC human rights law. Fabiola Galindo explains.

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