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Top Immigration Headlines:
August 2014

Posted: August, 2014 in Immigration, News

The immigration news from the month of August is mostly positive for immigrants. For example, some states will now be offering driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants, while certain cities will be providing free legal aid to help prevent deportation.

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August 2014 Here

Understanding Nigeria: Facts, History and Military Rule

Posted: August, 2014 in Legal News, Legal Topics, Travel

Nigeria may have made the news due to the violent acts of Boko Haram, as well as the Ebola outbreaks occurring in the area. But the history of Nigeria is much richer than what you see on the news. These facts on Nigeria can help you get to know the country a bit better.

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Top Immigration Headlines: July 2014

Posted: July, 2014 in Immigration, Immigration Articles, Legal Topics, News

As usual, the immigration headlines from July 2014 feature a mixture of positive and negative developments for undocumented immigrants. In particular, many headlines refer to the recent arrival of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America.

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Under Qualified Court Interpreters in the News

Posted: July, 2014 in Legal Interpreting, Legal Translation

The issue of unqualified court interpreters is one that has been making international headlines quite a bit within the past few years. Recently, a case in New York has again highlighted the need for skilled court interpreters — especially in less common languages.

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Top Immigration Headlines: June 2014

Posted: June, 2014 in Immigration, Immigration Articles, News

The immigration headlines for June 2014 feature some bad news for supporters of immigration reform. Not only do many Americans want to reduce immigration, but politicians are also giving up on the hope of reforming the laws by the end of this year.

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Understanding Brazil: History, Facts and a Changing Government

Posted: June, 2014 in International Law

With all the publicity surrounding the World Cup, Brazil might be on your mind a little more than usual. If you have never considered the history of this country, it’s time to get the facts on Brazil.

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Top Immigration Headlines: May 2014

Posted: June, 2014 in Immigration, Immigration Articles, News

The immigration headlines for May 2014 tend to revolve around change. In some cases, change is considered daunting, such as for immigrants filling out a recently updated naturalization form.

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Top Immigration Headlines: April 2014

Posted: April, 2014 in Immigration, Legal News, Legal Topics, News

Many of the top immigration headlines for April 2014 involved the western part of the US, especially California.

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Rush Translation: When Is It Necessary?

Posted: April, 2014 in Legal Translation

For a variety of reasons, a legal translation could be needed in the shortest amount of time possible. That’s when rush translation services are necessary.

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AB 2325 & The Future of Medical Interpreting

Posted: April, 2014 in Legal Interpreting, Uncategorized

A new bill in California could change the landscape of medical interpreting and translation services in that state.

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