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 contribute to our society if he is not able to read our road signs?
Yes, if English is made the federal official language, but no, if no official language is declared. If not official language is declared, then the most commonly spoken language per locality should be accommodated with appropriate signage, forms, announcements, etc., and emphasis should be placed on multi-lingual education.
I feel like that is that person's individual business. The issue with this centers around the idea that the government is playing "dad" or "mom" and trying to do what is best for you. It is helpful for immigrants to speak English BECAUSE of how ignorant other people can be and the fact that everything is in English here.
Yes, and the government should provide free courses. However, we should encourage multilingual diversity in our country. Therefore, immigrants should not be subjected to methods that would force them to denounce their mother tongue.
No, they should not be required to learn english. They should try though if they come to our schools otherwise it will be hard for them and teachers. They should have to be able to speak or at least understand some english. Not be forced to learn english though
I feel like they should for sure embrace their diversity, native language, and heritage, but it'd be nice to learn some basic English. Keep your native language as your number one speaking/reading language, but have some English learned so you can understand things easily. I think the government should provide free learning courses when they get in the country so they don't have to stress about paying for the most basic necessity.
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