Post Tagged with: "interpretation"

City Council member Mark Treyger, at right, in front of City Hall (Photo via Russkaya Reklama)

Treyger on Interpretation Services

Eastern European, Immigration, New York January 7, 2019 at 3:43 pm

The Russian community expressed support for City Council member Mark Treyger’s bill that would allow interpreters to offer non-English speaking voters more assistance at the polls, reports Russkaya Reklama.

(Illustration by Suphitcha Jan Donsrichan for Voices of NY)

How I (Briefly) Became a Medical Interpreter

A Thai woman helps another by translating during a hospital visit.

(Photo via Fort Greene Focus)

Getting Russian and Creole on the Ballot?

Asian, Caribbean, Eastern European, Immigration, Latino, Politics April 29, 2016 at 3:14 pm

Russian and Haitian Creole voting materials and interpretation will be added to Spanish, Chinese, Bengali and Korean, if various city council members have their way, reports Sheepshead Bites.

Chunyan Hu (Photo by Mengzi Gao via World Journal)

An Interpreter Sees Number of Chinese Voters Growing

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics April 25, 2016 at 5:20 pm

World Journal profiles Chunyan Hu, who’s been working at the same poll site in Chinatown for 26 years helping Chinese voters overcome a hurdle that stops many from voting – a language barrier.

New York City, in Translation
Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

New York City, in Translation

Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

New York City, in Translation
Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

Nueva York Traducida

Tanto en Nueva York como en todo Estados Unidos, la industria de la traducción e interpretación está en pleno apogeo gracias a la demanda generada por un gran influjo de inmigrantes y a tendencias económicas nacionales y mundiales.

New York City, in Translation
Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.

翻譯中的紐約

因為移民湧入以及全國及全球經濟發展趨勢,書面翻譯和口譯行業在紐約和全美正蓬勃發展。

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone (Photo via Long Island al Dia)

Suffolk to Offer Translation and Interpretation Services

Demographics, Latino, Long Island November 20, 2012 at 1:04 pm

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has signed an order ensuring that interpretation services are available at all county agencies and that essential public documents are translated into six language, Long Island al Dia reported.

The DOE promises immigrant parents of city schoolchildren "we have your language." (Photo by Mott Haven Herald)

School Translation Services Don’t Bridge Language Gap

Bronx, Education March 1, 2012 at 1:31 pm

The New York City Department of Education’s translation and interpretation services for immigrant parents of school children is not working as it should, The Mott Haven Herald reports.

Koreans left out of translation services

East Asian, Immigration October 18, 2011 at 1:31 pm

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order on Oct. 6 to provide language assistance to people with limited English-speaking abilities, but the order didn’t include Korean. This provoked controversy. The order instructs over 26 state agencies to offer free translation services on forms and to provide instructions inRead More

New York supporting immigrant communities

Immigration, Opinion October 12, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Yesterday morning [October 7], Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order requiring all public states agencies to serve the public by providing free interpretation and translation services for New Yorkers who don’t speak English well. This new and historic policy, which will benefit 2.5 million people, comes at a timeRead More

NY Agencies Will Have Translators

Immigration, New York October 12, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that New York state agencies will start providing free interpretation and document translation services for any person who needs it. This, he said, was decided because there are approximately two and a half million people living in the Big Apple who don’t speak English asRead More

New York offers language help

Immigration, In the News, New York October 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm

New York City and New York State have introduced initiatives to help immigrants with limited proficiency in the English language: HRA Finds Ways to Help LEP Clients (via Our Chinatown via Sing Tao): New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) just introduced ‘I Speak…’ cards to their clients with limitedRead More