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ATA Position Paper on Remote Interpreting

ATA Position Paper on Remote Interpreting

By ATA | August 30, 2021

ATA’s position on Remote Interpreting Remote interpreting is used in place of on-site interpreting whenever qualified interpreters in the languages needed are unavailable or when meeting in person is not…

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ATA Urges Administration to Prioritize Evacuation of Afghan Interpreters and Their Families

By ATA | August 24, 2021

The American Translators Association (ATA) has written letters to President Biden and other administration officials urging Congress to immediately prioritize the evacuation of Afghan interpreters and their families to a…

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ATA’s Public Relations Committee

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

The focus of ATA’s Public Relations Committee is to inform and educate the media and public about the roles that translators and interpreters play in society and what it means to be a translator or interpreter.

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European Union Young Translators Contest Kicks Off

Secondary schools in all European Union (EU) countries can now start enrolling for Juvenes Translatores, the European Commission’s annual translation…

How Language Classes Are Moving Past the Gender Binary

Languages that contain only “he” and “she” pronouns pose problems for communicating about gender identity. Here’s how some language teachers…

Leicestershire Police Clamping Down on Interpreter Fraud

The chief of police in Leicestershire, England, warned that people trying to pass themselves off as interpreters “will be dealt…

Third Circuit Court Says Speakers of English Dialects Have Right to Interpreter

The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that immigration judges must ascertain whether those facing deportation who speak…

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