Tag: language access

Refugee Crisis Means More Demand for Pashto, Dari Interpreters

Organizations providing aid to Afghan refugees across the United States are struggling to keep up with the demand for language services for the recent...

KUDO Launches Language Access on International Sign Language Day

KUDO Inc., a multilingual software-as-a-service (SaaS) company based in New York City, announced the launch of its new KUDO Language Access platform, which provides...

70% of U.S. Residents Support Language Access Measures

The majority of the United States’ residents believe that the nation should do more to accommodate speakers of other languages, according to results from...

Language Accessibility and Environmental Racism in Texas

After a nearly two-year-long legal battle, the state of Texas has acceded to complaints regarding language accessibility and environmental racism. Back in 2019, three...

AMN Languages Services Reports on LEP in Healthcare

AMN Languages Services, the division of AMN Healthcare that provides medical interpretation services, recently conducted a survey documenting the diversity of languages used in...

Restart Financial Inc. launches Multilingual Banking Service for Immigrants

As of 2019, approximately 63 million Americans were either unbanked or underbanked, putting these individuals at a financial disadvantage compared to their counterparts with...

Improving Language Access for Local Rent Relief Programs

The Council for Court Excellence (CCE), a Washington, D.C.-based legal advocacy group, has recently published a letter calling on D.C.’s government to make its...

New Mexico’s Language Access Services Best in U.S.

In its recently released Justice Index, the National Center for Access to Justice (NCAJ) named the state of New Mexico as the number one...

Streaming on Twitch in a Minority Language

About 99% of the internet’s content is written in just 30 languages — and more than half of that content is written in English....

The Underrepresentation of African Languages in Tech

Like any other continent on Earth, Africa is home to hundreds — and potentially thousands, depending on who you ask—of indigenous languages. Some of...

Bill to Improve Language Access in Mortgage Servicing

Last week, the United States House Committee on Financial Services passed a bill that would improve language access services during the mortgage lending process....

New York Senate Passes Bill to Increase Language Access

A bill requiring New York state agency websites to be translated into the 12 most widely spoken languages in the state has recently been...