The issue of whether or not English should be declared the official language of the United States, so that government business would be conducted solely in English, is controversial. Many efforts to do so have been unsuccessful.
Proponents argue this would save money and encourage immigrants to learn English, while opponents say it would violate rights to due process and equal protection, and that most immigrants want to learn English, but they lack opportunities to do so.
Dec 31, 2014 ... Making English the official language would encourage new ... The end goal is to
unite the American people, while improving the lives of ...
Debate whether or not English should be the official language of the United
States. ... English should definitely be the language of The United States of
Jun 2, 2014 ... A push for English to be the official language of the US has both a ... and should
not be theorised on any one face to the detriment of all the rest.
Next, students must determine how U.S. Census Bureau language data from
1970 to ... an official language, 1) for minority groups, particularly Native
Feb 20, 2015 ... It's time for Congress to make English the official language in the United States ...
to see that the crucible turns our people out as Americans of American nationality
... Absolutely agree English should be the official language.
They deplore the dollars wasted translating English into other languages. ... On
the other hand, opponents of official English remind us that without legislation ...
More important, we should ban English because it has become a world language
Jul 7, 2013 ... Los Angeles is required by federal law to print ballots in English, Spanish,
Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Japanese, and Korean. Will America ...
Aug 4, 2015 ... “We speak English here,” she scolded as a stunned Baez filmed. ... Though
clearly not representative of most Americans, this woman is hardly the ... Though
the United States has no official language at the federal level, bills ... a pluralistic
nation such as ours, the function of government should be to foster ...
Sep 3, 2015 ... And I also think that English is the official language of the United States.” ...
America does not have an official language and the reality of the ...