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The large wave of immigration to the United States in the 1990s has not weakened the pattern of children and grandchildren of immigrants choosing English over their native language, according to a report from State University of New York at Albany.

The study found that while grandchildren of Mexican immigrants were bilingual in communities near the U.S.-Mexican border, such bilingualism was rare for third-generation Mexican-Americans who didn’t live near the border.

Vol. 24, Issue 16, Page 14

Published in Print: January 5, 2005, as English Learning

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