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September 4, 2014
In Case You Missed It: English first as a policy starting point

The Philadelphia Inquirer published a letter to the editor from U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica, emphasizing the dangers that can result from not encouraging non-English speakers to learn the common, unifying language of the United States.

August 28, 2014
U.S. English Chairman Highlights Benefits of English Immersion Upon Passage of California Bill Targeting English Language Learners

U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in response to the California State Legislature’s passage of a bill that could repeal a voter-enacted English learning measure and reinstate bilingual education programs in California.

August 28, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Official language policy needed to unite Washingtonians

The Kent Reporter and The Auburn Reporter published an opinion piece by U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica, calling on an Official English policy for the State of Washington.

August 14, 2014
U.S. English Chairman Calls for Action on Official Language Policy in Response to New Poll Numbers

U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in response to a Rasmussen Reports poll which found that 83 percent of Americans support declaring English the official language of the United States.

August 8, 2014
U.S. English Chairman Responds to Debate Over Language Restriction in Texas School

U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in response to a contentious debate over a principal in Texas who was fired for asking students to speak English on school grounds.

July 25, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Make English NJ's Official Language

The Asbury Park Press in New Jersey published this opinion piece by U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica, in support of Official English in the Garden State.

July 15, 2014
U.S. English Chairman Calls Boston Bilingual Ballot Bill Redundant, Unnecessary

U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in response to the signing of a bill in Massachusetts requiring additional bilingual ballot translations in Boston.

July 8, 2014
July Member of the Month: Richard Blaisdell

Our July Member of the Month is Richard Blaisdell from Kansas City, Missouri. Here is his story of how living abroad helped give him new perspective on the importance of language as a unifying force.

June 19, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Lack of an official language threatens NY melting pot

The Buffalo News published an opinion piece by U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica, calling for an Official English language policy in New York State.

June 12, 2014
U.S. English Chairman Says Texas Lawsuit Demonstrates Critical Need for Official Language Policy

U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today issued the following statement in response to a Texas lawsuit alleging that English language learner students, specifically Spanish speaking students, in the Lone Star State are not receiving adequate English language instruction.

May 30, 2014
U.S. English Chairman Applauds Common Sense English Regulations for Sacramento Taxi Drivers

U.S. English Chairman Mauro E. Mujica today released the following statement in support of new regulations requiring taxi drivers in Sacramento, California to pass a basic English language skills test to maintain certification.

May 13, 2014
May Member of the Month: Paula Jespersen

Click here to read Paula's story of how she and her brothers learned English, and how doing so changed her life.


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