Tag: Spanish

Bilingual Invitation Sends Arizona Mayor Into an Orange Hued Fit

An Arizona mayor made headlines for his outburst over receiving a bilingual U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association meeting invitation, saying he refuses an invitation “in Spanish/Mexican.” Mayor Ken Taylor of Huachuca City, Arizona, used divisive rhetoric strikingly similar to the derogatory tone that has fueled Trump’s campaign since day one. “I…

Will Bilingualism Decrease in Latino Households in the U.S.

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock According to a Pew Research Center report published May 12, “English Proficiency on the Rise Among Latinos, ” there’s a rise in the number of Latinos speaking proficient English and a decrease in Latinos speaking Spanish at home. This change is due to the…