English Plus

Aug 26, 1996

House Passes English Only and Repeal of Bilingual Ballots

The House of Representatives gave the Hispanic community another slap in the face on Thursday when it passed the English Language Empowerment Act after six ours of rancorous debate. The bill declares English the official language of the United States and repeals provisions of the Bilingual Voting Rights Act that required states with large concentrations of non-English-speaking

Aug 26, 1995

English Plus Versus English Only

LULAC's activism has extended to the realm of language and cultural rights by holding seminars and public symposiums on language and immigration issues, and has spoken out on printed and electronic medias against the movement to limit, or to eradicate, the use of minority languages.

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