02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

As social networking proves to be an effective tool for attracting clients and customers, more law firms and legal associates have gotten involved. A quick dialogue with an anonymous Internet user could lead to new business. However, using social networking sites can have legal risks. It is a good idea...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 0

Have you ever needed an interpreter and considered a bilingual acquaintance? If someone is fluent in two languages, he or she should be able to be a good interpreter, right? Actually, the skills needed for the sensitive situations that require interpreters go above and beyond just the basic knowledge of...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

For immigrants thinking about serving in the US military, the military citizenship path seems hard to pass up. Becoming a US citizen is a process that takes years and costs thousands of dollars in fees. But United States Citizenship and Immigration Services recognizes the many sacrifices that members of the...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 1

How important are medical interpreters? Imagine having a medical emergency and not being able to talk to or understand the doctor. What would you do? Health care organizations are realizing the value of having a competent medical interpreting staff, as they do not want to be liable for medical details...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

When hundreds of millions of people tune into the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver tonight, it’s doubtful that anybody’s mind will be on legal issues. However, there are a number of legal concerns to consider when hosting an event like the Olympics. Here are just some...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

The majority of green cards that people receive are family-based or employment-based. Despite how common it is, getting an employment-based green card is a long and complex process. This brief overview of the process should answer some of the most basic questions about employment-based green cards.

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 2

It’s not uncommon to want to use a friend or family member as an interpreter in a professional setting. Friends and family members can be comforting if someone is in an unfamiliar or uncomfortable situation. However, having a friend or family member as an interpreter is rarely the best...

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02Dec
By: Katherine On: December 2, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 1

For over 100 years, immigrants classified as public charges have been inadmissible to the United States. Public charges rely on government assistance. But what exactly is the definition of a public charge, and could receiving any benefits hurt an immigrant’s chance of becoming a US citizen?

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