Immigration

72 Percent of Americans Think It's Essential That Immigrants Learn English

Only 20 percent think it's essential Americans learn a second language

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PRINCETON, NJ—Seventy-two percent of Americans say it is essential that immigrants living in the United States learn to speak English. Meanwhile, 20% believe it is essential that Americans learn a second language other than English. These views have changed little since Gallup first asked the question 12 years ago.