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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:12

5 million immigrants granted US citizenship can't speak English

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In a stunning indictment of the system that tests immigrants on their eligibility to become "naturalized citizens," a new report finds that a third are functionally illiterate, unable to speak and understand enough English to get that status.

Some 32 percent of naturalized citizens, about 5 million, fall below "basic" skills in English, the equivalent of being functionally illiterate, according to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies.

The report is a follow on to one that found 67 percent of immigrants in the United States for 15 years or more can't speak much English.

According to the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services, those hopeful of becoming U.S. citizens must "be able to read, write, and speak basic English." They must also "have a basic understanding of U.S. history and government (civics)."

While the immigrants apparently pass the minimum test, CIS looked also to a more authoritative test conducted by the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies and found that in reality many immigrants are functionally illiterate. The tests, done before President Trump took office, suggest that 32 percent of all naturalized citizens speak English "not well or not at all." Of those, nearly half were Hispanics.

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How are they becoming employed??? I thought they were NOT supposed to get assistance for 5 years!! OH YEAH ODUMMY ignored that one!! Also Refugees get 1803 dollars PER PERSON as well as assistance!!! Too bad our Veterans do not get that!!!

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Well there you go then! They ought to assimilate just fine, don't ya think? I wouldn't even go to a foreign country for a week's vacation without being able to speak their language & these morons come here on a permanent basis & "we" foolish let them come in! The inmates running the asylum? The blind leading the dumb? Or, most likely, the Progs still running things.

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i"M SORRY BUT THIS IS NOT GOOD NEWS FOR ALOT OF PEOPLE . iT MAKES US JUST A BIT LEARY, AND NOT TRUSTING. THEY ARTE GOING TO HAVE TO PROVE THEY ARE WORTHY OF BEING AN AMERICAN CITIZEN.!

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What remains to be examined is how many aspirants who are throroughy proficient in English and espouse US values were declined naturalized citizenship.

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Take the citizenship back, send them to their homel

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They don't need to speak english to vote.

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Tom Schwander Written by Tom Schwander
July 13, 2017
And we know whom they are expected to vote for when the dems drive them to the polls.

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