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Conservative Review
Monday, August 7, 2017
Immigration Impact

“We have room for but one flag, the American flag … We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language …” ~Teddy Roosevelt, January 3, 1919

67% Hispanic immigrants in U.S. 15 years or more are functionally illiterate

From article, Jason Richwine PhD "The importance of English literacy cannot be overstated. Without language proficiency, immigrant families will find it difficult to succeed...Policymakers should take note."
Washington Examiner
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Immigration Impact

[...] A new analysis of immigrants found that 63 percent of Hispanics have a "below basic" understanding of English, making them illiterate.

And it doesn't get better if they stay in the U.S. for 15 years. In a shocking finding showing that they haven't tried to learn -- or even had to ...

A Record 64.7 Million in U.S. Spoke a Foreign Language at Home in 2015

The number has doubled since 1990, tripled since 1980
Largest percentage growth: Nevada, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia
Center for Immigration Studies
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
National News

DPS fails to comply with federal mandate for English language learners (again)

This is your tax dollars hard at work-but not on behalf of your American English-speaking children and grandchildren.
Fox 31
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Colorado News

The Denver Public Schools district, under court order to provide extra English classes to tens of thousands of struggling students, can`t get it done.

The Elephant in the Classroom

Mass Immigration’s Impact on Public Education
Colorado state taxpayers are spending $1.2 Billion dollars a year for education of immigrants.
FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Immigration Impact

Colorado Prepares To Welcome Refugees Fleeing Crisis

Re Denver Post poll, so far two-thirds are voting no to "Should the United States increase the number of refugees allowed to enter the country from Syria?"
CBS 4
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Colorado News

More than 50,000 refugees from all over the world have called Colorado home over the past 35 years.

With the recent crisis showcasing how many people are fleeing Syria and other Middle East countries, Colorado is preparing to help its next round.

La Raza ["The Race" in English] Backs Jeb, Slams Trump for English Language Patriotism

As Donald Trump continues to surge in the polls, he’s received increasing attacks from pro-amnesty rivals like Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Breitbart
Thursday, September 3, 2015
National News

In a Spanish-language address, Bush declared, “El hombre no es conservador,” which–in English–translates to, “The man [i.e. Trump] is not conservative.”

Trump replied by asserting that if Bush wants to be a leader, “he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States.”

California moves to provide interpreters in all court cases

Under pressure from the U.S. Department of Justice ...
Fox News
Sunday, August 16, 2015
National News

Going through a divorce has been difficult for Sepideh Saeedi. Not understanding what's happening in court because she isn't proficient in English has made the process even harder.

Map: 36,144 refugees admitted to US in first seven months of FY2015 (fiscal year)

Refugee Resettlement Watch
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Immigration Impact


Map of refugees by state 2009-2012

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