All deaf individuals deserve an qualified interpreter with the skills to get the job done right. Over the past 25 years, ASL interpreters have worked hard to create a high standard of quality within our field. This begins at the very foundation: education.
None of these items are particularly controversial, but represent simple ways that we can save lives, save money, and make laws fairer. It's too early to call it quits for the year -- it will be even more difficult to get anything done next year with half of the Senate running for president.
On Sunday night, John Oliver pointed out that the U.S. process for issuing special immigrant visas for translators is so
In Iraq and Afghanistan the U.S. relied heavily on interpreters, most recruited from the local population. Yet the U.S. government has refused to welcome those who have done so much to help America.
How does immigration boost the economy? There are many reasons, but the short answer is that immigration adds more people who in turn spend more money. Businesses benefit from this spending, a fact reflected in the larger economy.
Baseball interpreters have been in the news a lot recently, due to the decision to allow interpreters to approach the pitching mound during games. I recently caught up with Kenji Nimura, an experienced professional interpreter for Japanese, Spanish, and English for players in the Major League.
Translation affects the oval office in more ways than most people realize. Likewise, the commander-in-chief has extraordinary power to shape policy related to translation and language in general.
Henderson Middle School is "desperate" for Spanish-speaking volunteers, according to an email sent to parents today. Read
An Israeli citizen born in Russia, Maria Vertkin speaks five languages – though not all of them well, she jokes – and has
What does it feel like for 8.4 million viewers to hang onto your every word as you make your case to Donald Trump? While Marlee Matlin's words are hers and hers alone, the voice that renders them into English belongs to a man by the name of Jack Jason.
Patients in the United States with limited English proficiency (LEP) continue to face language barriers that threaten their
With more than 176 different languages and dialects spoken in the United States, we still have a long way to go to assure full support for all legal Limited English Proficiency defendants in court cases.