Changing Trends in Language Interpretation Services

Why are language interpretation services crucial for organizations? Currently, 8% of the United States population is limited English proficient (LEP). That number is expected to grow, as immigration is projected to account for 88% of the United States population increase through 2065. Language diversity has continued to grow in the United States, with more than 

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Free COVID-19 Language Resources (Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Arabic)

Language barriers can be stressful, but when emergencies arise, it is crucial to be able to communicate quickly and effectively. During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organizations across the country have experienced an increased need for language access to serve the language needs of Limited English Proficient (LEP) and Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. As a 

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Nonprofit Language Services: Interpretation and Translation for Nonprofits

Effective communication is important for any nonprofit organization. Providing resources and language access to non-English speaking and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing members of the community is a sign that your organization is a trusted resource. Nonprofit language services present opportunities to reach new donors, leaders, and communities. People from different cultures and backgrounds can contribute to 

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Top Language Service Solutions for 2020 (and Beyond)

Why are language service solutions crucial for organizations in 2020? The limited English proficient (LEP) population has grown to 8% of the entire U.S. population. That number is expected to grow, as immigration is projected to account for 88% of the United States population increase through 2065. As cultural and linguistic diversity in the United 

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Telelanguage Medical Interpreter Aids 911 in Baby’s Delivery for Spanish-Speaking Couple

*As seen on PRUnderground. CBS46 News reunites a Spanish-speaking Metro Atlanta couple with Telelanguage medical interpreter, Juan Batista, and the 911 dispatcher who helped them deliver their baby boy. More than 240 million calls are made to 911 call centers each year. While emergency services professionals deal with urgent situations every day, a language barrier 

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[Inforgraphic] The Growing Need for Language Services in 2019 (and Beyond) 

Interpreters and translators have again topped best career lists of 2018, and jobs are projected to continue growing at a much higher rate than other careers. The global language services industry market size reached over 43 billion U.S. dollars in 2017, and is forecasted to rise to almost 47.5 billion by 2021. In this post, we’ll look 

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Medicare and Language Access: Overcoming Language Barriers During Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare and Language Access – Open Enrollment for Medicare begins October 15th, 2018 and ends on December 7, 2018.  Why are Medicare and language access so important during this period? 8% of the 57 million U.S. residents enrolled in Medicare are limited English proficient.  Navigating healthcare can be confusing for anyone, but for Limited-English proficient populations, communication barriers make 

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The Impact of Language Interpretation for Government Agencies

Written Translation and Language Interpretation for Government Agencies: Building Trust in Public Services   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 interpretation for government agencies a critical component in overcoming language barriers that 

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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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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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