Legal Language Services: Legal Interpretation and Translation

Effective communication is critical in the legal industry, especially when serving culturally and linguistically diverse populations. As of 2013, more than 20 percent (61.8 million) of individuals living in the United States spoke a language other than English in their home. With a growing number of limited English proficient (LEP) individuals nationwide, legal language services are a 

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The Impact of Medical Interpretation Services for Health Care Facilities

Medical interpretation services are used in hospitals, doctor’s offices, health clinics, conferences, and all other health care locations where the patient or participant does not speak English or has a limited ability to communicate in English. Certified medical interpreters are trained in specific medical terminology to be able to accurately communicate medical information and facilitate communication 

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Video Interpretation for Multilingual Communication [Free Whitepaper]

As a language service provider nationwide, Telelanguage breaks down language barriers and connects people from different walks of life every day! Leading the way in interpretation technology, Telelanguage is transforming the interpretation world with video interpretation, filling the gap between over-the-phone and on-site interpretation services. Our proprietary technology has helped us to provide communication and understanding 

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A Complete Guide to Telephonic Interpretation Services

Telelanguage has been a leading provider of telephonic interpretation services for more than 28 years, providing clients with comprehensive and reliable language services plans to fit their specific needs. Why are telephonic interpretation services so important? As population trends continue to shift and language diversity in the United States continues to rise, the need for organizations to 

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Best Practices for Using Telephonic Interpreters in Hospitals

Understanding the best practices for using telephonic interpreters in hospitals helps facilitate meaningful communication between health care providers and Limited-English Proficient (LEP) patients.  There are a few simple things you can do in any over-the-phone interpreting session to make your time with a professional interpreter effective and empowering for yourself and for your LEP patients. 

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The Impact of Language Services in Law Enforcement

Between 1990 and 2013, the United States has seen an 80% growth in the limited-English proficient (LEP) population–reaching 25.1 million in 2013. Linguistic diversity in the U.S. makes language services in law enforcement a critical component in overcoming language barriers that can have a negative impact on public service. Improving communication for limited-English proficient and deaf and 

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Spanish Speakers in the United States (Infographic)

Spanish Speakers in the United States…According to a 2015 report by Instituto Cervantes, the United States has the second highest concentration of Spanish speakers in the world, after Mexico. Roughly 53 million people, 41 million native Spanish speakers, and approximately 11.6 million bilingual Spanish Speakers live in the United States.  There are more people speaking Spanish 

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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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International Students and Higher Education in the U.S. [Infographic]

The United States remains the most popular choice for international students today. In the 2016-17 School Year, the United States hosted 1.1. million of the 4.6 million international students enrolled in higher education institutions, and the total number of international students in the U.S. more than doubled from 2001-2017. Earlier this month, we looked at 

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