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September 2010 - October 2009

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September 1, 2010
U.S. English on Fox News

U.S. English, Inc. Director of Government Relations, Tim Schultz, appeared on the Fox News program 'Fox and Friends' to discuss whether election ballots should only be printed in English.

June 9, 2010
VIDEO- Rep. Paul Broun discusses English language amendment to Puerto Rico bill

May 26, 2010
Audiocast - Puerto Rico Democracy Act Legislative Update- May 26, 2010.

After passing the U.S. House of Representatives, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act (H.R. 2499) is up for consideration in the Senate

February 2, 2010
Audiocast - State Legislative Update - Feb. 2, 2010

Many state legislatures have returned to session, including several where official English related measures have been introduced. As of Feb. 1, legislators in 16 states have introduced bills to make English the official language of the state or reduce government multilingualism.

January 25, 2010
Audiocast - English in the Workplace in New Haven

A New Haven business owner has asked his employees to speak English while in front of customers. Tim Schultz, U.S. English Director of Government Relations discusses this recent news story.

December 30, 2009
Audiocast - U.S. English Looks Ahead to 2010

The new year opens with many prospects on the official English front, both in Congress and state legislatures. In addition to measures already pending, a number of legislators plan to introduce new bills, and multiple opportunities could arise in Congress to reduce multilingualism. Before the year is out, Oklahomans will vote on official English and U.S. citizens in every state will cast ballots for the members of the 112th Congress.

December 8, 2009
Audiocast: Opposing Government Mandated Multilingualism on Private Business

Congress is at it again – attempting to allow the federal government to force private companies to conduct business in languages other than English.

December 2, 2009
Audiocast: Require English for Driver's License Exams?

U.S. English Director of Government Relations Tim Schultz discusses the importance of requiring prospective motorists to take the exam in English, including parallels to other requirements states make for would-be drivers.

November 18, 2009
Learning English for Legalization - Here We Go Again

At the end of last week, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that the administration would pursue immigration reform legislation in 2010. In her speech, Napolitano reiterated that under the plan promoted by the administration, illegal immigrants would have to register, pay fines and all taxes they owe, pass a criminal background check and learn English.

November 10, 2009
U.S. English Thanks U.S. Veterans - Audiocast

As an organization which counts tens of thousands of veterans in our ranks, and as the children, grandchildren  and parents of immigrants ourselves, U.S. English, Inc. wishes to thank all of the men and women who have protected our country and preserved our freedoms.

Those who have served in the military understand the importance of effective communication; the battlefield is no place for misunderstandings. During its long and illustrious history, the armed forces have been our most notable melting pot, bringing together individuals from different backgrounds for the same purpose – protecting our country.

November 3, 2009
Audiocast: Election Day 2009 Outlook - U.S. English Looks at Election Day 2010

52 weeks from today, Oklahoma voters will have the opportunity to make English the official language of the state via ballot initiative. In this audiocast, Tim Schultz, Director of Government Relations for U.S. English, Inc., discusses the road to getting the Oklahoma measure on the ballot, chronicling our efforts in the most recent legislative session and the earlier obstacles we overcame to achieve this feat.

October 28, 2009
U.S. English Audiocast - Translations for All in New Haven?

Parents in New Haven, Connecticut are locked in a battle with the school district, demanding that the school district provide translations and translators for Spanish speaking parents.

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