19Dec
By: Kaytie On: December 19, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 0

Legal interpreters are integral to the justice system in the US. The country's ever-growing diversity is resulting in more legal issues between police officers and LEP defendants and suspects.

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15Dec
By: Kaytie On: December 15, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting Comments: 0

Court interpreters play an essential role in ensuring procedural fairness in many kinds of legal disputes. In July 2011, a woman’s testimony at her Canadian refugee hearing was botched by a Swahili interpreter. Using a reliable court interpreter would have saved time and money for all involved.

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15Dec
By: Kaytie On: December 15, 2016 In: Legal Interpreting, Legal Translation Comments: 0

Sight translation is an option for professionals who need the meaning of a written document to be verbally conveyed on short notice. However, this is not ideal. Courtrooms demand accurately translated legal documents. Sight translation is no substitute.

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15Dec
By: Kaytie On: December 15, 2016 In: Laws, Legal Interpreting Comments: 1

Sign language interpreters are needed at almost every step of law enforcement. Most people already understand the necessity of interpreting for legal proceedings, but sign language interpreters are also required at earlier stages, such as arrests and interrogations.

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15Dec
By: Kaytie On: December 15, 2016 In: Immigration, Legal Resources Comments: 0

H-1B visas are valuable to many immigrants. Only 65,000 are allotted each year. If you are lucky enough to obtain an H-1B visa, you would be well-advised to hold on to it. But what if you are fired from the job sponsoring your H-1B visa?

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14Dec
By: Kaytie On: December 14, 2016 In: Litigation Support Comments: 0

Court interpreters are sometimes taken for granted, even though they have an extremely important job. A fair trial must include the right to interpretation and translation. Click here to find out about court interpreter regulations abroad.

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30Nov
By: Kaytie On: November 30, 2016 In: Legal News, Translation Comments: 0

If you’re voting in Alaska for this year’s November elections, be prepared to see translations in Yup’ik and Gwich‘in.

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