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Advocacy & Outreach

ATA supports the issues affecting translators and interpreters and actively promotes the value of their services.

Advocacy in Pennsylvania: Update

By ATA | June 16, 2021

ATA follows up its March 31 letter with this public comment to the recently published changes to the Compensation Schedule for language services in state courts by the State of…

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ATA’s Virtual Advocacy Trip to Capitol Hill

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

Every year, ATA lends its voice as one of the advocates from the language professions to meet with Congress and request legislation and funding in support of language education and industry priorities. This year, the Association had the opportunity to do so twice!

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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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Industry News

Follow the latest developments and media coverage impacting translators, interpreters, their clients, and the language industry as a whole.

Federal Case Involving Linguist Recruiters Dismissed

A federal judge in Virginia has dismissed indictments against six linguistic recruiters accused of participating in a scheme to defraud…

Biden Defends Afghan Pullout, Sets Evacuation for Interpreters

President Biden defended the U.S. military pullout from Afghanistan, claiming the U.S. met goals outlined 20 years ago, while pledging…

California Fines Los Angeles County Superior Court for Safety Violations during Pandemic

After COVID-19 outbreaks and the deaths of several court interpreters who worked in Los Angeles County courthouses, California’s Division of…

In Virginia, Language a Barrier for Latino Victims of Violence Seeking Help

In Virginia, language continues to be a barrier for Latino victims of violence in need of assistance. A Richmond nonprofit…

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