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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Signs Law Exempting Taxi Drivers from Speaking English

Effective August 16, prospective New York City cab drivers will no longer have to pass an English language proficiency test to get their license to operate a cab.

Immigration and the “Name Game”

We are all familiar with the question William Shakespeare posed centuries ago when he asked, “What's in a name?”

While the tactic of “name calling” is certainly wrong, the use of accurate terminology is at the basis of reason and honesty.

Americans Want Enforcement; the Media Insists on Political Correctness

Trust in journalism and respect for journalists has been in steady decline for years. The reason is clear to readers and even obvious to Brent Cunningham, the Columbia Journalism Review’s (CJR) managing editor.

Want a High School Diploma? Learn English!

Connecticut may have discovered the solution to California’s K-12 education crisis.

Journalism Watch Dog Group Promotes Bias Immigration Reporting

A few years ago, I traveled to Indianapolis to meet with the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ).

"Sticks and Stones..."

Most of us grew up hearing the phrase, "Sticks and stone will break you bones but words will never harm you!"  This was our parents' way of telling us to ignore what school bullies said to us in an effort to intimidate us.

“Immigrants Will Learn English” — Don’t Bet On It

CAPS Senior Writing FellowIn her recent interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano touted comprehensive immigration reform, then immediately denied that such legislation would represent amnesty.
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