Debates2 - Last name,first Article title*website title publisher date published Web date accessed Brice Brandon Why English Should be the Official

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Last name,first. “Article title.” *website title.* publisher, date published. Web. date accessed. Brice, Brandon. “Why English Should be the Official Language of the United States” *The Washington Times.* Publisher, 31 December 2014. Web. 16 February 2017. If you come to this country to live, you should adapt to our ways and our culture in everyday society that includes speaking English. As an American If I were to travel to a foreign country that spoke a different language the first thing I would do in planning the trip would be to purchase an American-to->>>>>> (whatever language that country speaks) dictionary in order to be able to understand and communicate with the indigenous people. If I were to move to another country that spoke another language I would be sure to learn that language if I planned on living in harmony and understanding what was going on around me. Making English the official language would encourage new migrants to learn the language of the country they have adopted as theirs. The end goal is to unite the American people, while improving the lives of immigrants and native-born inhabitants. There would be savings; official English would save billions in federal spending. The direct cost of translators and bilingual education alone are billions, and many of these costs are born by local governments. In Los Angeles in 2002, $15 million, or 15 percent of the election budget, was devoted to printing ballots in seven languages and hiring bilingual poll workers. Los Angeles county hires over 400 full-time court interpreters at a

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