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Current Event January 27, 2016

Second-Generation Spanish Speakers

Studies show each year fewer and fewer Latino households speak Spanish at home in the U.S. In an effort to assimilate, some immigrant parents haven’t passed on their language to their children. But now some second-generation parents are trying to teach their heritage language to their children, but it isn’t easy. Listen to hear more about second-generation Spanish speakers in the U.S.


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AIR DATE: 11/20/2015

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