S. 678: English Language Unity Act of 2015

An estimated 21.1 percent of U.S. residents now speak a language other than English at home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s 63.2 million residents, approximately doubled since 1990 and tripled since 1980. Some members of Congress see this as a worrying sign or even a threat.

Rep. Steve King (R-IA4) and Sen. Jim ...

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Mar 9, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 9, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 9, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


James “Jim” Inhofe

Senior Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2015
Length: 8 pages


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Mar 9, 2015

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S. 678 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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