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Do you think if you moved to Mexico the Mexican government is going to teach public school classes in English or Vietnamese or Sri Lankan? If you want to live in the USA you must assimilate and learn the English language. How on earth can an immigrant... 2 months ago from a Republican in Pasadena, TX
Earlier immigrants to the US understood that in order to succeed here they had to adapt to the ways and mores of America and especially learn the English/American language. The US motto, found on its currencies, "E Pluribus Unum" [From Many,... 1 year ago from a Republican in Newington, CT
People who have llegal access to this nation under our current ImmigrationSystem should be encouraged to learn English. It will be difficult for the elederly, but my grandparents,while fluent in their native tongues, were able to learn to communicate... 3 years ago from a Republican in Bristol, RI
Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services AND offer free / affordable English courses. 3 years ago from a Republican in Lexington, VA
Part of becoming a citizen of a country is an appreciation of that country and a desire to be there and be a part of it and speak the primary language of that country. So yes they should make an effort to learn English. If someone only wants to come to... 3 years ago from a Republican in Montgomery, AL
Absolutely. This country used to be a melting pot where the different cultures "alloyed" to become a strong hybridized society. Now immigrants seem to want to come , but keep their own cultures and this is dividing this countrymaking everything... 3 years ago from a Republican in Brentwood, NY
Yes learn our language and have a sponsor to enter the USA. 3 years ago from a Republican in Largo, FL
Yes, provide free English but to save on government spending on a federal and state wide we must cut down by removing multilingual paper documents , how ever digital documents are ok. 3 years ago from a Republican in Leominster, MA
Maintaining your native culture is extremely important, but people who move to the US and do not learn English are forever at a disadvantage to an English speaking person. The multiple cultures and melting pot culture of the US should be celebrated, but... 3 years ago from a Republican in Castle Hayne, NC
No, but agencies and political parties should advertise and advocate immigrants learning english as a way to get better jobs and other services in the United States. 3 years ago from a Republican in North Richland Hills, TX
No, but we should remove all non-English government documents, etc. 3 years ago from a Republican in Olney, MD