The U.S. nationality law requires applicants to have a working knowledge of the English language in order achieve citizenship. In 1990 the government passed exceptions to this requirement for older applicants and those with mental or physical disabilities.
I believe that the United states is inherently a multicultural place, one where the diaspora of its citizens is an inherent benefit, not a negative. There is no need for immigrants to NEED learn english but to do well in a nation such as the US it eventually happens naturally.
No, we should embrace the diversity that immigrants add to our country
We can embrace those cultures that line up with our own core values. But those that are slanted toward Islamic terrorist apology should not be tolerated and those on visas that vocally support terror groups like Hamas on college campuses, social media, etc should be deported.
The incoming immigration pose a type of confusion to those who are natural born U.S. citizens. With the difference of language and background, there are more instances that make certain situations difficult for the natural citizens of the United States.
Any and all are welcome to immigrate into the US but do so legally and share your culture openly. Do not force anyone to do anything, you are welcome here with open arms but do not expect us to change our ways to accommodate you. There has to be a base line of what is the "United States of America", anything that deviates from that (and is legal) is encouraged just do not assume we will change just for you.=
Any and all are welcome to immigrate into the US but do so legally and share your culture openly. Do not force anyone to do anything, you are welcome here with open arms but do not expect us to change our ways to accommodate you. There has to be a base line of what is the "United States of America", anything that deviates from that (and is legal) is encouraged just do not assume we will change just for you.
Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services
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?
No, but schools, hospitals, government services, etc. should not be required to provide translation services; with the exception of those immigrants who have, or plan to have children - they should be required to learn English and teach it to their children, who will be required to attend American schools.
Yes, but we should work to modify the American Dialect of English to be it's own language with clear grammar rules and easy pronunciation. Once we have that going, the Government should provide free language learning courses for EVERYONE.
No, but do not offer any support with language translations
English shouldn’t have to be the only language people use, especially on the governmental level. It’s the responsibility of the government to provide for those that need it, and if they don’t know English, they can’t make it as easily through society. That’s an open and flagrant breach of its role for the people.
Yes and no. Since there is no real official language for the United States, we should embrace diversity but it would be easier to speak one language for businesses. I do not think they should be required to learn English to the everyone could speak at least more than one language.
Yes. Of course we should not be saying “English is our country’s language.”It is not. However, English is necessary for so many other things. I feel the same way about US citizens living in another country learning the most used languages. We can’t expect to live somewhere and have no ability to to speak to most people in that country.
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