Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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Walnut's English-only proposal goes to Justice Department for review

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

89.3 KPCC

The Department of Justice is checking out a new proposal from the City of Walnut that would require people who address the City Council to speak in English or bring an interpreter.

The idea came from a resident who attended a City Hall meeting and said she couldn’t understand a couple of speakers who addressed the council in Mandarin.

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