BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Illegal vs Undocumented - How We Talk About Migrants in Malaysia

Illegal vs Undocumented - How We Talk About Migrants in Malaysia

Katrina Maliamauv , Executive Director, Amnesty International Malaysia

12-Nov-20 14:30

Illegal vs Undocumented - How We Talk About Migrants in Malaysia

A recent clip of a news report mistakenly calling the new U.S. vice president-elect, Kamala Harris, the daughter of an “illegal immigrant” has been making the rounds on social media. That has sparked discussions about the weight that terms like “pendatang asing tanpa izin” and “illegal immigrants” carry with them, especially here in Malaysia. We speak to Amnesty International Malaysia about whether terms like these could affect the migrant community.

Image Source: Shutterstock 

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestKamala HarrisMediaTV3PATISocial MediaUndocumented MigrantsIllegal MigrantsAmnesty International MalaysiaMedia, Marketing, AdvertisingOther personality interviewsPolitics, News, Current AffairsBusiness AnalysisPoliticsSocial Issues


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : Morning Brief

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Dato' Sri Koh Yock Heng. Co-Founder & Group Managing Director, Apple Vacations

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Jack Yin, artist, Jacktus

11:05 AM

HerVantage

Yuki Aizawa, Women in Tech

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

2:05 PM

Live and Learn

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

4:05 PM

Health & Living

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

9:00 PM

Breaking Bread

Loh Yi Jun (junandtonic.com) | TBC

10:00 PM

The Pulse

10:10 PM

The Pulse

Review - Kendrick Lamar's Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers