The Importance of Education Translation Services in U.S. Schools

How do language support and education translation services impact the quality of education? Every child deserves equal access to education, including children with limited proficiency in English.  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ensures that students who are learning English have equal opportunity to progress academically. In 2015, more than 4.8 million 

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Language Diversity in Texas (Infographic)

Language Diversity in Texas – Texas is well-known for its cultural and linguistic diversity. While more than 164 different languages are represented in Texas, it also accounts for the 2nd highest population of limited-English speakers in the country (3.6 million, 14% of the total U.S. LEP population). We have explored language diversity in the United 

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5 Statistics that Prove the Importance of Language Support for Organizations

The importance of language support in the United States has skyrocketed to an all-time time high, and organizations have recognized the necessity of providing a means of communication for Limited-English and non-English speaking populations. For many organizations, this means having a dedicated language support provider to eliminate language barriers.   “The art of communication is 

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New Language Access Laws: 2018 ERISA Translation Requirements

2018 will see a few new laws go into effect for beneficiaries aimed at providing higher quality language access for the Limited-English Proficient. For insurance companies offering plans for employees, it’s important to understand the new ERISA Translation Requirements for Compliance.   What is ERISA? The Department of Labor amended ERISA  (Employee Retirement Income Security 

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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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