Tag Archives: Immigration

Language News: Language Learning Helps Businesses Compete Globally – CIO Central – CIO Network – Forbes

Forbes magazine offered an editorial last week advocating that we do more to embrace other languages in this country in order to improve business opportunities.  Says the author, “Our nation was built by the genius and brawn of immigrants, yet … Continue reading

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Asian Immigration and Linguistic Segregation

You don’t have to spend very much time studying immigration before you hear a few stereotypes about which groups are better at what.  In general, we here complaints about Hispanic immigrants and their supposed unwillingness to learn English.  Certainly, much … Continue reading

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Language News: Linguistics and Immigration

The article below includes discussion by linguist Otto Santa Ana on the immigration debate.  For anyone who’s interested in how language and thought interact, this discussion is worth a look: Maryland Newsline Politics: Making It in America.

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