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Ask a Mexican: How Quickly Do the Descendants of Immigrants From Mexico Stop Speaking Spanish?

Dear Mexican: Our grandparents came from Mexico. Nearly all of our parents’ generation spoke Spanish. However, in my generation, pretty much none of us do. One cousin’s daughter does because the cousin married a fluently bilingual spouse. Most white people I know long ago lost both awareness of what their actual ethnic roots are, and […]