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Have you met someone who doesn't understand English with an American Passport ?

At the airport coming back from a trip the person in front of me didn't understand what the teller was saying. So I decided to post the question?


Asked by Anonymous at 9:23 AM on Sep. 15, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (5)
  • You can also get an exception from the English test if you've been here a number of years and are over a certain age so if the person is over 55 or so they might have exercised that right.

    Answer by RhondaVeggie at 12:06 PM on Sep. 15, 2009

  • Yeah, my brother :) My mom is now an american citizen, so my big brother, who has lived in Argentina his whole life, got his green card & now has an american passport after living here for a year. His english is getting better though.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 9:26 AM on Sep. 15, 2009

  • Yes I have.

    Most of the people I have met that this applies to are spouses who have met and married military members while stationed overseas, and are now traveling under official US military orders, and as such are issued US passports.

    In fact, my dd just babysat for one such lady this past weekend - they were a very nice couple with 2 adorable little girls :-)

    Answer by sailorwifenmom at 9:28 AM on Sep. 15, 2009

  • Yep, my bff hubby! She imported herself a frenchman' legally. Actuall, his English is quite good, but he doesn't really speak American. Once I said oh my God, and he said, rather confused, you want to pray, now?

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:37 AM on Sep. 15, 2009

  • Once I said oh my God, and he said, rather confused, you want to pray, now?

    LOL!!! We American's DO have our own language!!

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 10:53 AM on Sep. 15, 2009