Language Access and Healthcare Open Enrollment (Infographic)

Why is language access so important to the healthcare open enrollment period? Starting November 1st, 2017, millions of Americans will apply for health insurance through healthcare marketplaces. Navigating healthcare jargon to find the right health insurance coverage can be confusing for many people. In fact, according to a survey by American Institute of CPAs, 51% 

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

Language Translation Miami Spotlight – Miami is well-known for its large Cuban population and due to the large immigration population from various Spanish speaking regions, Spanish is spoken by nearly 60% of the population. Although Spanish remains a dominant language spoken in Miami homes, there are more than 128 languages spoken in South Florida. As 

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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 Translation Phoenix: A U.S. Cities Spotlight [Infographic]

Language Translation Phoenix: A U.S. Cities Spotlight – Phoenix is the fifth most populous U.S. city, and the only state capital exceeding one million residents. According to recent reports from Pew Research Center, Phoenix ranks number 10 for cities with the highest number of unauthorized immigrants and had a relatively high concentration within the major 

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Language Translation Boston: Spotlight on Language Access Needs

Language Translation Boston: A U.S. Cities Spotlight – Boston has a long history as a haven for immigrants, and Boston’s immigrant population has continued to grow, even while similar cities were experiencing declines. According to recent reports from Pew Research Center, the majority of the 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States live in just 

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5 Things You Need From Professional Translation Services

What should you look for in a professional translation services company? When dealing with written translation for important documents, it’s imperative that these services offer the highest quality and accuracy. Language diversity in the United States alone makes interpreters and translators a necessity for all major industries, organizations and companies in order to serve their 

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Efficiency and Compliance: The Value of Government Interpreters

Government interpreters are an essential part of public services in the U.S. today as the number of limited-English-proficient speakers continues to grow nationwide. According to data from the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS), the number of foreign-language speakers increased 2.2 million between 2010 and 2013 (United States Census Bureau), and 1 in 5 U.S. residents 

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Social Services Interpreters: Mission Critical for Language Access

Social services interpreters serve a vital purpose in the United States, as we are more culturally and linguistically diverse than ever before. Social services organizations routinely work with Limited-English Proficient (LEP) clients, and their use of qualified interpreters and translators is necessary when language barriers arise in order for providers and staff to communicate effectively. 

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5 Reasons Businesses Should Care About LEP Experience (Infographic)

I recently saw a post on social media from a person who was angry about the high level of limited-English proficiency in the United States. While there was no doubt this person was committed to their point of view, it got me thinking…do people, and more importantly, businesses and organizations, understand the necessity of language 

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