Governor Schwarzenegger appeared in L.A.'s Chinatown to celebrate the midautumn Moon Festival and promote bean paste moon cakes. There he was asked about the assimilation of immigrants into the American Culture. Governor Schwarzenegger explicitly said "you've got to go and immerse yourself and assimilate into the American culture, become part of the American fabric. That is how Americans will embrace you". With that said, controversy against Schwarzenegger raised rapidly. Art Torres, Democratic Party chairman, did not agree one bit, so Torres clarified to Salladay on how many Californians with different background's are living the American dream while keeping their culture, language, and customs. The Governor is originally from Austria, English being his second language, Schwarzenegger may not know enough about being a "true American".
Governor Schwarzenegger expects Mexican immigrants to assimilate into the American culture without their power of their will. It's not easy to trust a governor who is not of American native, to tell immigrants they must be American cultured to be successful in this country. There is no certain... [continues]
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