Model Legislation
Interested in making English the official language of your state, city, or county? We can provide you with legislation to do just that. From official English legislation, to protecting English in the workplace policies, U.S. English is here to help you in your community.

Federal Legislation

We are working to pass Official English legislation at the federal level. Browse a list of current bills, with links to the text of the legislation.

State Legislation

In addition to our efforts to pass official English legislation at the federal level, U.S. English, Inc. is also with state legislators to make English the official language of the states. Find information about pending official English legislation in your state.

Legislative Action Center

Help us increase the pressure on Congress and State Legislators to pass official English legislation by using our Action Center. This tool makes it easy to contact your elected officials regarding common language legislation.

Sen. Hayakawa’s Speech

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On August 13, 1982, Sen. S.I. Hayakawa of California introduced an amendment to immigration legislation (S. 2222) in support of English as the official language of the United States.

Read The Speech