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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. See recent immigrant assimilation news
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Circumstances will dictate the immigrants learning English. Unfortunately, by the second and third generation no one speaks the heritage language any longer. What's the problem!. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Tempe, AZ
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... 4 years ago from a Republican in Bristol, RI
They should not be required but they should be able to speak fluently enough to the point of being able to converse with others. Just as immigrants must learn English, Americans must learn other languages also. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Charlotte, NC
Yes, it is the language of our countries most important documents. We should also remove multilingual translations and the government should provide free language courses. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Waite Park, MN
It should not be required but encouraged. Part of moving to a new country is not only bringing along your traditions but also adopting new ones. Its a melting pot, not stew with Italy here and Mexico there. Everyone must blend together. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Corpus Christi, TX
Yes, and remove multilingual translations from government documents and services AND offer free / affordable English courses. 4 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... 4 years ago from a Republican in Montgomery, AL
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. 4 years ago from a Republican in Leominster, MA
No, but we should remove all non-English government documents, etc. 4 years ago from a Republican in Olney, MD