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December 16, 2003
U.S. English Chairman Tells Motor Vehicle Departments:
With the holiday season fast approaching and drivers hitting the road in record numbers, U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica implored government off ...

November 18, 2003
Record Number of Americans Studying Foreign Languages
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While the world increasingly operates in English, recent data from the Modern Language Association (MLA) shows that a record ...

November 5, 2003
H.R. 997, The English Language Unity Act, Soars Past 100 Co-Sponsors
WASHINGTON, D.C. –With the addition of four new co-sponsors, Reps. Robert Aderholt (AL), Max Burns (GA), John Abney Culberson (TX) and Dana Rohr ...

October 28, 2003
We Must Stop Relying on the Safety Net”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. English, Inc. Chairman Mauro E. Mujica issued a stern warning to those who believe that the United States doesn’t ...

October 13, 2003
Americans for Tax Reform Join Supporters of H.R. 997
Washington, D.C. – Calling the lack of an official English policy for the United States government “a colossal waste of taxpayer dollars,& ...

October 9, 2003
Schwarzenegger Win is a Victory for All Americans
Washington, D.C. – On behalf of 1.7 million U.S. English, Inc. members, Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today congratulated U.S. English advisory board ...

October 8, 2003
New Census Report Sheds Light on Need for Official English Legislation
Washington, D.C. – In a report on languages spoken in the United States released today, the U.S. Census Bureau found that 21.3 million Americans ...

September 12, 2003
Delaware Coalition for Literacy Latest Recipient of U.S. English Donation
DOVER, Del. – More than two centuries ago, with the desire to “form a more perfect Union,” Delaware became the first state to ratify ...

September 11, 2003
American Legion Calls Upon Congress to Pass Official English Legislation
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On the two year anniversary of the tragedy that brought all Americans together, the American Legion reaffirmed their steadfast supp ...

September 4, 2003
U.S. English Makes Donation to Raleigh County English Yes!
BECKLEY, W.Va. – As West Virginia students buckled down to their studies, U.S. English presented a $1,000 donation to Raleigh County English Yes ...

August 5, 2003
W.V. County Commissioners Sound the Call – Pass Official English Legislation
SNOWSHOE, W.Va. – In a location noted for its fall colors and winter wonder, the County Commissioners of West Virginia today put their support b ...

August 4, 2003
Bilingual Education Horror Story in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bilingual education has been dismantled by the voters in three states and studies show it is less effective at teaching Engli ...

July 30, 2003
How to Prevent “Mexifornia”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mexifornia, a new book by renowned classicist Victor Davis Hanson, argues that uncontrolled immigration and a loss of the old ...

July 21, 2003
U.S. ENGLISH Condemns Override of Massachusetts English Immersion Law
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, Inc. today condemned the Massachusetts legislators who voted for a loophole in the state’s voter-approved ...

July 17, 2003
American Farm Bureau and The National Grange Support H.R. 997, The English Language Unity Act of 2003
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Farm Bureau Federation and The National Grange, the nation’s largest farm organizations with over five mil ...

July 14, 2003
Official English: Myths and Realities, Part II
WASHINGTON D.C. – In the coming months, Americans will be debating the merits of H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act of 2003. This bill wou ...

July 8, 2003
Official English: Myths and Realities, Part I
WASHINGTON D.C. – In the coming months, Americans will be debating the merits of H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act of 2003. This bill wou ...

June 30, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Hurts Immigrants By Strengthening A Failed Bilingual Education System
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, Inc. believes that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision to commit $20 million taxpayer dollars ...

June 25, 2003
Hispanic Growth Points to Need for Official English
WASHINGTON D.C. – The recent announcement by the U.S. Census Bureau that Hispanics, now numbering 39 million, are the largest minority group in ...

June 23, 2003
Politicians Learn Spanish, But Will They Defend English?
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH Inc, the nation's oldest and largest citizens' action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the Engl ...

June 16, 2003
Sen. Edward’s Medical Translation Plan a Prescription for Failure
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, Inc. today raised questions about a national medical translation system proposed by Sen. John Edwards (D-NC), a ...

June 9, 2003
The World Agrees – Children Need English to Compete
WASHINGTON D.C. – According to a just-released Pew Research Center survey, there is a global consensus on the need for children to learn English ...

June 2, 2003
Gwinnett County (GA) Should Stop the Pandering and Start the Teaching of English
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, Inc., the nation’s oldest and largest citizens action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of t ...

May 20, 2003
U.S.ENGLISH Urges Florida To Keep Standardized "FCAT" Test in English
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, Inc. believes that the results of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) should send a wake up call to ...

May 19, 2003
U.S.ENGLISH Announces New Electronic Newsletter
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, Inc., the nation's oldest and largest citizens' action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the En ...

May 12, 2003
Isolation of Hartford Illustrates Need for Official English
Like many urban centers, Hartford, Connecticut is undergoing a major demographic transition. Unfortunately, the capital of Connecticut is also undergoing a process which could lead to severe linguistic isolation between the city and the rest of the state.

May 5, 2003
Massachusetts On the Right Track With English Immersion
WASHINGTON D.C. – In November 2002, Massachusetts voters decided to replace bilingual education classes with English immersion instruction for s ...

April 28, 2003
U.S.ENGLISH Praises Gov. McGreevey's Decision to Restore Funds To English Language Education Programs
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH, the nation’s oldest and largest citizens’ activist group dedicated to preserving the unifying role o ...

April 22, 2003
Multilingualism in Healthcare a Prescription for Failure
WASHINGTON D.C. – A recent study published in the medical journal Pediatrics shows that healthcare translation errors are common and can be dang ...

April 15, 2003
D.C. Language Access Bill A Terrible Idea
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. ENGLISH strongly opposes a proposed bill that would require translators in all Washington D.C. city agencies and create a ...

April 10, 2003
Arizona Border Communities Want English Immersion For Their Children
WASHINGTON D.C. – Two border school districts in Arizona, where most students are Hispanic, have embraced the state’s English immersion po ...

April 1, 2003
California Test Results Prove Prop 227 Helps Students
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A third of California's Limited English Proficient (LEP) students were able to pass the 2002 California English Language Developmen ...

March 31, 2003
U.S.English Supports Introduction of English Language Unity Act of 2003
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. ENGLISH, the nation's oldest and largest non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the English lang ...

February 12, 2003
Oklahomans Say "Yes" to Official English
Washington, D.C. - More than five out of six Oklahomans support making English the official language of the state, according to a poll released today ...

January 17, 2003
Hispanic Voting Bloc’ Nonexistent
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congratulations to the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) for producing research that demonstrates what U.S.ENGLISH has said for ...


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