ATA Members and Internet Scams

By ATA | February 1, 2020

Scamming and Spamming If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is too good to be true. The latest in the…

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ATA Issues Statement on AB 5 and Mandatory Employee Classification

By ATA | January 30, 2020

The recent passage of Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) in California will reclassify freelance translators and interpreters as employees beginning January 1, with devastating effect financially on many of our colleagues working in the state.

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2020 School Outreach Winner

2020 School Outreach Contest Winner: Giovanna Lester

By ATA | January 24, 2020

Giovanna won the contest for her virtual presentation to students from Farmington R7 School in Missouri. She spoke to the 22 students aged 8…

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International Translation Day 2019

By ATA | September 30, 2019

Telling Your Story! What do translators and interpreters really do? What’s a day like for a translator or interpreter? Why are translators and interpreters…

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Statement Opposing Discontinuing Immigration Interpreting Services

By ATA | July 24, 2019

The American Translators Association (ATA) has issued a statement opposing the Department of Justice plan to discontinue in-person interpreting services at initial hearings for…

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ATA Advocates on Behalf of Interpreters: Statement Opposing Lower Interpreter Exam Scores in Texas

By ATA | March 19, 2019

The American Translators Association (ATA) warned federal and state officials about the consequences of lowering their standards for providing professional interpreters. ATA Opposes Lower…

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ATA Cited in The Washington Post and The Hill

By ATA | January 15, 2019

The Washington Post and The Hill cited the American Translators Association in articles concerning possible ethical issues if Congress subpoenas the U.S. interpreter who…

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School Outreach Winner 2020

2019 School Outreach Contest Winner: Denise Fisher

By ATA | October 5, 2018

ATA Member Denise Fisher, a Japanese<>English interpreter and translator based in Orient, Ohio, is the winner of this year’s School Outreach Contest. She won…

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ATA Celebrates International Translation Day 2018

By ATA | September 30, 2018

The American Translators Association will celebrate International Translation Day on Friday, September 28. ATA is set to make this year’s International Translation Day all…

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Kerstin Trimble School Outreach Profile

By ATA | September 24, 2018

Year-long Translation Project with German Language Students I am not only an ATA-certified German-English translator but also a German teacher and was therefore able…

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ATA Position Paper on Machine Translation: A Clear Approach to a Complex Topic

By ATA | August 14, 2018

ATA’s position on Machine Translation Machine translation is one of several valuable tools that translators can use to produce a professional translation. For reliable…

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ATA Members in The Boston Globe and The Daily Beast

By ATA | March 15, 2018

The Boston Globe and The Daily Beast interviewed several members of the American Translators Association for articles concerning the possible summit meeting between U.S.…

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