The English Language Unity Act is a proposal to make English the official language of the US. Sponsor Steve King (R – IA) says it will help immigrants assimilate and promote national unity.
The governor of Puerto Rico is trying to do what more than a century of American citizenship has failed to accomplish: make Puerto Ricans fluent in English.
Not long ago, most content directed at Latinos, on air and in print, was in Spanish. Why the language shift, especially as media companies focus more on digital content?
What’s the key to abuelita learning English? There are three factors – immersion, need and attitude – that lend themselves to an adult’s ability to learn English or any second language.
Ensuring that everyone in our society has the ability to speak the same language and take advantage of the opportunities this skill affords should not be a partisan issue.
In one of the fastest growing markets for media and mobile, what is the new lingua franca?
Latinos are currently the most populous and fastest growing U.S. ethnic minority, and according to recent estimates, nearly 40% of Latino children and teens are overweight and more than 20% are obese.
More than 40 years after arriving in New York from Mexico uneducated and broke, Felix Sanchez de la Vega Guzman still can barely speak English. Yet Mr. Sanchez has lived the great American success story. He turned a business selling tortillas on the street into a $19 million food manufacturing empire.
A fairly new trend of Latina bloggers, one that is rapidly growing and taking everyone by surprise is growing and they are being deemed the Blogueras.