Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA) has been a strong supporter of official English legislation since coming to Congress in 1989. Now in his 10th term representing portions of southern California, he speaks with U.S. English about the importance of making English the official language of the United States. He also shares his thoughts about the linguistic divisions that are occurring in the United States and how our common language of English can bridge the differences in our diverse society.

U.S. English, Inc. is the nation's oldest and largest non-partisan citizens' action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the English language in the United States. Founded in 1983 by the late Sen. S.I. Hayakawa of California, U.S. English, Inc. ( ) now has more than 2 million members.