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
Our American Future

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?"
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)
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
Our American Future

Map of refugees by state 2009-2012

A quarter of young adults now use a language other than English at home

Daily Mail
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Our American Future
  • Fifty-seven per cent of 18 to 34-year-olds in LA don't speak English at home 
  • Proportion of foreign-born residents has actually decreased in the city
  • More than half of Millennials speak non-English language in Miami, San Jose

62 Million People in US Now Speak Language Other Than English at Home

That's 20 percent - one fifth of people living in America
Monday, October 6, 2014
Our American Future

An all-time high of nearly 62 million U.S. residents – or about one in five people – now speak a language other than English while at home, a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) found.

[That's 20 percent  of people living in America.]


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