show that fewer than one-in-four (23%) Latino immigrants report being able to speak English very well. However, fully 88% of their U.S.-born adult children report that they speak English very well. Among later generations of Hispanic adults, the figure rises to 94%.The surveys also indicate that Latinos are motivated by the belief that deficiency in language skills is the cause of discrimination against them.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
Some new Pew Studies: