States address need for interpreters in education

While the need for professional interpreters in settings like courtrooms, healthcare institutions, and conferences has long been established, interpreters have been somewhat absent in the U.S. education system.

Apple to provide interpreters in stores

International tech company Apple plans to up the availability of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters in its stores, reports information site iLounge. In the...

Canadian interpreter’s workplace injury highlights on-the-job health risks

Although interpreting is far from the most dangerous job out there, it does present health risks — from acoustic shock to ergonomic injuries — that are somewhat unique to the profession.

InterpretAmerica Closes

Today marks the last day of operations for InterpretAmerica. Founded in 2009 by Katharine Allen and Barry Slaughter Olsen, the organization served as an...

Top four highest-paying jobs for interpreters

Figuring out which career path will be the most rewarding regarding finances isn’t exactly the most straightforward task in the book. And for qualified and experienced interpreters, there’s no exception to that rule.

KUDO closes $21 million in an oversubscribed series A funding round

KUDO, Inc., creator of the eponymous cloud-based video conferencing platform that incorporates real-time multilingual interpretation supporting over 100 spoken languages and 147 signed languages,...

Troy Kotsur secures second Oscar for Deaf community

At the 94th Academy Awards ceremony Troy Kotsur took home the Oscar for best supporting actor, portraying Deaf fisherman and father Frank Rossi in...

Olivia Rodrigo, other nominees bring ASL interpreters to Grammys

Several news outlets and deaf individuals commended Best New Artist winner Olivia Rodrigo for conducting interviews alongside an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter — such accommodations didn’t stop with Rodrigo’s ASL interpreter, though.

Celebrating Translators and Interpreters: International Translation Day 2019

International Translation Day has been celebrated on September 30 for decades, and coincides with the feast day of St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators, librarians and encyclopedists. He died on that day in 420 CE.

Translit will provide free language services to Ukrainian refugees

MultiLingual spoke with the company’s CEO, Alex Chernenko, who was born in Odessa, Ukraine, about what LSPs can do to support Ukrainian refugees as war rages on in their country.

Asylum Seekers to Work with USCIS-Appointed Interpreters

No longer able to bring interpreters to application interviews due to fears about the pandemic, asylum seekers must now work with interpreters provided by...

New Medical Interpreter Law Proposed

In the United States, there's already a federal law stating hospitals have to provide equal language access to limited English proficient (LEP) patients —...