Civil rights groups that sued on behalf of thousands of Puerto Ricans say the ruling recognizes that Spanish speakers are not "second-class citizens."
"I’m an American. I don’t do Spanish," he yells at cashier.
“You know what, that’s a skip. I can’t do that.”
Mixteco/RVA is a photographic artist book about the author's yearlong journey toward understanding linguistic injustice amongst Virginia's Latin American immigrants--Spanish-speaking and otherwise.
Her hair is dark, her skin tawny, her eyes the green of coke bottles with a little yellow limón in the mix. While we are speaking in English mostly, when she switches to Spanish, her Spanish is faster and more clipped than my own. Her "Cuban" is making me nostalgic for my family's voices in Panama.
Sure, the backpackers might think they've got the inside scoop on all of South America's hidden spots, but no matter how many recommendations are passed along on the Inca Trail or in Cuzco bars, this vast continent always has more surreal places to uncover.
Immigrants like you and me move to other countries for various reasons. We bring our language, customs and cultures with us. We can't leave them at the border. Do I want to assimilate? Hell, no. Do I want to acculturate? Yes. I want to get the best of both worlds.
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An earlier version of this article was published in May 2013. We're revisiting it in light of the interest awakened by our
On Monday's episode of “With All Due Respect,” Representative Tim Huelskamp, one of the most strident anti-illegal immigration
"There’s actually really deep issues that go below this where we could say, 'Oh, why are you getting so worked up about this
The ELL issue isn't just comprised of a multitude of languages having to be dealt with, though, but varying stages of learning
You never know when you or someone you love might need daily help, such as assistance getting groceries, help with transportation or round the clock care, all of which require planning and coordination.
Hernan Lopez, President & CEO of FOX International Channels, speaks with me about the continued rise of Spanish language
Recent reports show light at the end of the tunnel for the Affordable Care Act's infamous website. For New York non-English speakers, however, the story doesn't end there.
Cops giving Miranda warnings in Spanish better make sure nothing gets lost in translation. “Because the warnings administered