There should be a requirement for immigrants who come to the United States to learn English before becoming a citizen.

The past 2 days I have encountered 2 individuals that has come up to me and ask directions but they didn’t speak english. I did my best to help them but I speak english and they did not so I was no help to either of them really. I knew what I was saying but they did not. I feel people want to come to the United States for a better life so to speak and I have nothing against that at all. The United States is a very diverse country. But what good is it if you come here and can’t speak the language thats spoken. It should be a requirement to become citizen.

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4 thoughts on “There should be a requirement for immigrants who come to the United States to learn English before becoming a citizen.

    • Yep and prime example is a few weeks ago the cops arrested an 84yr Asian man I think he was 84. He has has been in this country for decades but never learned the language. The man was jay walking and when the cops approached him he went bazerk because he didn’t understand what the cops were saying and the cops had no way of knowing he could not speak English. They arrested him for resisting arrest or somehng like that

      • I feel if u are willing to allow ppl from other coutries to reside and the language barrier is not there how in the hell do u clear them to get educated for trades etc… and the main language is not something you are not required to have! So backwards…

  1. This country is so lame. The reason why language is not a requirement is because the USA doesn’t have a national language. If this country is supposed to represent a better life for all, why is it that we aren’t taught multiple languages in school when we are just starting school. I’m Puerto Rican- American. I can speak two languages but why not learn some of the African languages? Why not learn Lokono, the language of the indigenous people of the Caribbean? I feel like languages represent where we came from and English is a reminder to us that the Europeans still rule us.

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