A suburban municipality of Chicago recently passed an “English-only” resolution. Echoing the words of Carpentersville Village President, who is quoted in the following article, this resolution mainly serves a symbolic purpose and effectively communicates the message that Carpentersville is not a welcoming community.
Carpentersville OKs English-only resolution
Non-binding language resolution criticized by mayor
The Carpentersville Village Board voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to make English the official language in a suburb that is 40 percent Latino.