Press Release Archives
June 2013 - January 2013
June 12, 2013U.S. English Praises Added English Language Requirements in Senate Immigration Bill
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in response to the introduction of several amendments to the Senate’s bipartisan immigration reform bill, each of which attempt to strengthen the legislation’s English language requirements.
June 6, 2013In Case You Missed It: Government should encourage English learning, not limit it
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica wrote this opinion piece for The Hill newspaper, expressing how funding cuts to English learning programs will only hurt immigrants.
June 3, 2013Advisory Board Member: "The Immigration Debate: English Matters"
Dr. Barbara Mujica, a member of the U.S. English Board of Advisors, wrote this opinion column for The Huffington Post. Her piece focuses on the importance of English language requirements in immigration reform.
May 20, 2013U.S. English Highlights Poll Showing Most Americans Support English as Official Language
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement upon hearing results of the latest Rasmussen Reports poll, indicating that 84 percent of Americans support English as the official language of the United States.
April 26, 2013U.S. English Condemns Labor Department Ruling on Florida English Language Requirements
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today expressed criticism of a U.S. Labor Department directive that will change the way the state of Florida handles unemployment benefit applications for speakers of languages other than English.
April 10, 2013Study: Being Surrounded by English Leads to Proficiency
A recent Purdue University study shows what U.S. English consistently messages: when immigrants are surrounded by English speakers, they are more likely to become proficient. Read more here.
March 29, 2013In Case You Missed It: English Lifts and Unites Wisconsinites
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published an opinion piece written by U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica, in which he explains the critical need for English to be recognized as the official language of Wisconsin.
March 7, 2013U.S. English Commends Introduction of English Language Bill in U.S. Congress
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today commended Iowa Representative Steve King and Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe on the introduction of legislation to declare English the official language of the United States.
February 25, 2013U.S. English Applauds Introduction of Bill to Make English Official Language of Nevada
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today applauded Nevada State Senator Don Gustavson for his introduction of a bill to recognize English as the official language of the state.
February 13, 2013U.S. English Commends Arizona Committee for Endorsing Bill to Enforce English as State's Official Language
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today commended the Arizona House Government Committee on its endorsement of a bill that would enforce the role of English as the Grand Canyon State’s official language.
February 11, 2013U.S. English Calls on Senator Rubio to Reconsider Giving State of the Union Response in Spanish
Last week, a Fox News Latino article announced that Florida Senator Marco Rubio will be giving the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night. For the first time ever, this address will be given in both English and Spanish.
January 30, 2013U.S. English Commends Obama, Senators for Highlighting Importance of English in Immigration Reform
U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today commended President Barack Obama and a group of bipartisan United States Senators for their recognition of the importance of the unifying role of the English language in potential immigration reform.