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Civil Rights Complaint Filed over Discriminatory Provision of COVID-19 Services to Persons with Limited English Proficiency

The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) has filed a complaint with multiple U.S. federal agencies contending that federal, state, and…

Virginia First State to Offer ASL Video Chats for COVID-19 Call Center

Virginia has become the first state to provide real-time video chat access to its COVID-19 information call center for users…

Upcoming CBS Sitcom The United States of Al Faces Backlash over Afghan Representation

The trailer for the upcoming CBS sitcom The United States of Al is being criticized for the casting and portrayal…

Study Finds Google Translate Still Isn’t Good Enough for Medical Instructions

According to a new study by researchers from the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and the Memorial Sloan…

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ATA Joins Red-T in Advocating for Interpreters

By ATA | May 3, 2021

ATA has joined Red-T’s international language coalition and Amnesty International to request the urgent relocation of interpreters who assisted American forces in Afghanistan. In a letter to the U.S. Department…

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Advocacy in Pennsylvania

By ATA | April 27, 2021

When their negotiations with the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) regarding the compensation schedule came to a halt, interpreters organized the Tri-State Language Access Coalition (TSLAC). The message?…

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ATA Supports Members During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By ATA | March 23, 2021

To support ATA Members and others in the T&I community who may have lost business or encountered other hurdles due to COVID-19, ATA is providing opportunities to find solutions, strengthen…

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