Ted Cruz

GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz, Son of Cuban Immigrant, Finds Trouble With the Spanish Language

U.S. Presidential candidate Ted Cruz has received criticism for his Spanish-language campaign advertisement despite making controversial comments about individuals with bilingual education.
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Second, Third Generation Latinos Enrolling in Spanish-Language Classes to Connect with Culture

The 37,579,787 Spanish-speakers present in 2011 increased by 210 percent since 1980, and those numbers have continued to climb due to the influx of immigrants from Latin countries and in-nation Latino births. That said, as the U.S. Latino population grows, second and third generations of Latinos speak Spanish less and less ...but, some younger Latinos intend to change that.
Bilinguals More Efficient at Higher-Level Brain Functions, Study Says

Bilinguals More Efficient at Higher-Level Brain Functions, Study Says

Bilingual people are more efficient at higher-level brain functions. New research suggests that those who speak two languages likely have the "bilingualism advantage," meaning that they're more efficient at language processing and other tasks.
Bilingual

Spanish Ads Resonate With Bilingual Millenials Even More Than English Ads

Bilingual Hispanics ages 18-29 have unparalleled spending power and influence in America, which is why top marketers are scrambling to connect with them.
Alfredo Lomeli

Bilingual ESPN Sportscaster Alfredo Lomeli Shares the Responsibility of Citizenship

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico was home to Bilingual ESPN anchor Alfredo Lomeli until he was 6 years old. That's when Lomeli, who's widely recognized for hosting and producing Tu Estilo, made the trip to San Antonio, Texas with his parents, and when he would first experience the fear of being undocumented in America.

Latino Voters Favors Spanish-Speaking Candidates

Spanish-speakers have a distinct advantage in the workplace, able to converse openly with Anglophones and Hispanophones, which allows for connections to a larger customer-base. The same is true of Political candidates, who intend to beckon the interests of Latino voters.
Report: US Education System Neglects Almost Half of the Nation’s Black and Latino Male Students

Middle School Principal Punished for Prohibiting Spanish in the Classroom

Nearly one-third of Texans who are 5 years and older speak Spanish at home, according to the 2000 census. And, for children younger than five years old, the percentage is much higher. Naturally, conversational habits used in the home, such as speaking Spanish, continue when in school. Nonetheless, some educators don’t like students speaking Spanish in the classroom for an invariable number of reasons. In fact, one middle school principal, Amy Lacey, in Hempstead, Texas, went as far as to tell students that they could not use Spanish in the classroom; which directly led to the principal being suspended with pay.
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Bilingual Writing Groups Encourage Freedom in Creative Writing

The DC Center for the LGBT community, which provides meeting spaces for addiction and recovery, arts, aging, careers, faith, families, health, military, sports, youth and HIV, also offers the Latino Queer Bilingual Writing Group.
Thomas L. Cole

Thomas L. Cole Is the First Bilingual Judge in Port Wentworth, GA

The language barriers that Spanish-speaking Latino immigrants face whenever they enter a school hospital or courtroom, particularly in the South, is concerning. Very often, there are no interpreters present to answer questions or to respond when these individuals need to communicate with a teacher, a doctor or a judge, leaving them vulnerable and at the mercy of those individuals with whom they need to communicate. Nonetheless, things may be changing in one small city in Chatham County, Georgia.
Thomas L. Cole

Thomas L. Cole Is the First Bilingual Judge in Port Wentworth, GA

The language barriers that Spanish-speaking Latino immigrants face whenever they enter a school hospital or courtroom, particularly in the South, is concerning. Very often, there are no interpreters present to answer questions or to respond when these individuals need to communicate with a teacher, a doctor or a judge, leaving them vulnerable and at the mercy of those individuals with whom they need to communicate. Nonetheless, things may be changing in one small city in Chatham County, Georgia.
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