The Form I-944 does allow a person to identify any courses or certifications in English. you and me til forever ends dragonfly poster Furthermore, DHS is not mandating English proficiency for
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obtaining sufficient employment to avoid becoming a public charge and not on a discriminatory motive. The alien is not precluded from bringing forth any other consideration, you and me til forever ends dragonfly poster which will be considered under the circumstances of the particular alien. Many commenters stated that consideration of English language proficiency would disproportionately impact women with LEP, citing to studies indicating that women with LEP are less likely to participate in the labor force than men and more than twice as likely to work in low-wage service occupations as women with English proficiency, and older immigrants with LEP. Another commenter stated that the proposed rule will cause additional harm to trafficking survivors who have yet to gain proficiency in English because they have newly entered
the United States or have been intentionally barred from learning English or accessing education by their traffickers. Another commenter said that DHS’s analysis fails to account for the fact that many immigrants reside in multigenerational households where the English-speaking capacity of younger generations serves to benefit older generations that do not speak English as readily. The commenter also noted that the vast majority of immigrants to the United States have not been English-speaking and this has not prevented immigrants from becoming contributing members of their communities. Some commenters addressed the adverse impact of the rule on immigrants of Asian descent because nearly three out of four speak languages other than English at home and 35 percent have limited English proficiency. Other commenters stated that this requirement favors immigrants from wealthier, European countries and potentially disfavor immigrants from Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Asia, South America and more. DHS understands that aliens may improve their English skills in the future.