Official English Map
The 50 states at a glance
Visit the Modern Language Association's (MLA) map to view which languages are spoken in your state.
States with Official English (31):
States without official English (19):
A private right of action is the right of an individual to sue, or otherwise take legal action against a state for failure to enforce or implement a law. The following states' official English laws include private rights of action:
States requiring English for driver's licenses (9):
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