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 ... Our failure to push English as our official language has eliminated the need to
learn English. If we keep up this course, we could become like ...
To respond to the will of the American people, 87 percent of whom believe
English should be our official language, according to a May 2010 Rasmussen ...
English is the official language of 51 nations and 27 states in the United States. ...
This nation decided long ago that you must know English to become a citizen.
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said in a recent
interview that U.S. immigrants should “speak American.”
Jun 2, 2014 ... A push for English to be the official language of the US has both a dark ... later, as
part of an immigration reform bill that itself failed to become law. ... and should not
be theorised on any one face to the detriment of all the rest.
Dec 9, 2014 ... He argued that English should be made the official language of the EU, ..... IMHO
English may well become the only official EU language and ...
Debate whether or not English should be the world language. ... English is
spoken in 105 countries and is the official language in 83 countries. .... It may
become the language of global transaction, but it will not become the one-and-
Jul 25, 2011 ... Does having one official language facilitate assimilation or does it ... Linguistic
minorities should be protected under the Civil Rights Act of 1964. ... Pro: 87% of
American voters want English to become the Official Language.
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