By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen proposed
Wednesday a plan to relax immigration laws regarding the recognition of foreign academic credentials received by new immigrants in their home country, and mandatory courses for second-generation immigrants to learn their parents’ languages.
“While the majority of new immigrants come from Southeast Asia, it is imperative that their children learn to master their mother tongue,” Tsai said.
“We hope second-generation immigrants can have the equal right to run for president in future.” [FULL STORY]