The Need for Language Interpretation in U.S. Schools (Interactive Infographic)

How does language diversity impact the need for language interpretation in U.S. schools? Earlier this month, we looked at the growing number of limited-English proficient students in U.S. schools. In this post, we take a closer look at the language support needs of children in education settings. As of 2016, almost 1 in 4 children in 

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Interactive Map of Languages Spoken in the United States

As of 2013, more than 25 million U.S. residents speak a language other than English at home. That’s One in five U.S. residents.  Spanish is the most common non-English language spoken in the United States with 40.5 million speakers (2016). According to the 2016 American Community Survey, languages  spoken at home with over 1 million speakers (over 

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[Free Whitepaper] Refugee Trends in United States: Refugee Language Needs

Does your organization provide language support? Understanding refugee trends in the United States can help you to provide the most comprehensive language access program to fit your organization’s specific needs. As a language service provider nationwide, Telelanguage breaks down language barriers and connects people from different walks of life every day! As a leader in 

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Refugees in the United States: Languages and Resettlement (Infographic)

More than three million refugees have been resettled in the United States since The Refugee Act of 1980, which created the current national standard for the screening and admission of refugees in the United States. Who is a refugee? A refugee is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, 

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Customer Experience: 7 Reasons to Offer Multilingual Support (Infographic)

Customer support is the backbone of business, and offering multilingual support has become increasingly important for businesses and organizations. Research shows that consumers prefer to do business in their native language. Multilingual support is imperative to providing positive customer experiences and earning the trust of your non-English speaking or Limited-English-proficient customers. Even for businesses that 

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Languages Spoken in the United States: 15 Largest Metro Areas

We hear foreign languages spoken every day. The United States draws people from many countries around the world and the diversity of languages spoken in the United States (in U.S. homes) is at least 350. While some U.S. cities (like New York, Miami and Los Angeles) have higher immigrant and LEP populations, there are approximately 25.1 million Limited 

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Language Translation San Francisco: A U.S. Cities Spotlight (Infographic)

Language translation San Francisco Spotlight – San Francisco is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California, and also one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse cities in the nation (ranking 12th in the United States for foreign-born population). With a welcoming attitude toward new immigration (165,000 new foreign-born residents between 2013 and 

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Language Access: Marketplace Implementation of Language Services (Checklist)

Marketplace implementation of language services is vital to health care providers and organizations nationwide. Because 1 in 4 consumers who will apply for health coverage through the new health insurance marketplaces will speak a language other than English at home, it is critical that marketplace implementation develop robust standards to ensure that these language services enable 

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Language Translation Houston: A U.S. Cities Spotlight (Infographic)

Language translation Houston – As the third-most linguistically diverse city in the United States, language access is crucial in Houston, Texas. According to U.S. Census data, over 145 languages were spoken in Houston homes as of 2015. The city is multicultural, a major port city, Houston also has many academic institutions and very strong industries. 

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