Languages other than English used in more U.S. homes, data show
- August 6, 2013
- Leo Chavez, anthropology professor, is quoted in the Los Angeles Times August 06, 2013
From the Los Angeles Times:
In California and across the country, more people are speaking Spanish, Korean or a slew of other languages besides English at home – a phenomenon that has historically set off heated debate about how immigrants will assimilate into American life… "The fear of English somehow losing out in the linguistic battleground in America is really misguided," said Leo R. Chavez, an anthropology professor at UC Irvine. If anything, Chavez said, the risk is that the grandchildren of Latino immigrants will be unable to speak Spanish.
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