Tag: English

Dec. 18: UN’s “International Migrants Day”

Although one of President Bill Clinton’s last “accomplishments” on the cusp of leaving office 16 years ago was rallying the international community to establish “International Migrants Day,” Brexit and election of Donald Trump mark the beginning of a new nationalism.

Feds Release ‘Citizenship’ Video in Spanish, English

The Obama administration is encouraging the 8.8 million eligible lawful permanent residents to become U.S. citizen with efforts aimed at raising awareness about the process and pressing more immigrants to naturalize. The citizenship agency released two versions of a video: one in English and one in Spanish.

Report: Half Of Immigrants In The U.S. Have Limited English Proficiency

“Compared to the English-proficient population, the LEP population was less educated and more likely to live in poverty,” the Migration Policy Institute reports. “Employed LEP men in 2013 were more likely to work in construction, natural resources, and maintenance occupations than English-proficient men, while LEP women were much more likely to be employed in service and personal-care occupations than English-proficient women.”

Rubio Affirms He’ll End Obama’s Executive Amnesty; Univision Interview Mistranslated

In a Spanish language interview with Jorge Ramos on Univision’s Al Punto show, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) discussed immigration policy, affirming his longstanding objection to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs. Part of the Ramos interview with Rubio aired on Wednesday and the full interview is scheduled to air on Sunday.

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Five Facts About Illegal Aliens

According to a study at the Migration Policy Institute, three million of the USA’s 11.4 million Illegal immigrants live in California, sixty percent of whom live in Los Angeles County and nearby surrounding counties.