CFI-backed bill to provide interpreters in civil cases clears legislature

A CFI-sponsored bill to ensure quality language access for civil court users has cleared the state Senate and Assembly and awaits the governor’s signature.

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CFI weighs in on state and federal laws on language access

CFI leaders and staff updated members about legislative efforts on behalf of interpreters and in support of expanding language access.

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Profile: Interpreter unit president Michael Ferreira

The National Interpreter Action Network is an organization created by and for interpreters dedicated to advocating for the profession. It is backed by The Newspaper Guild-CWA.

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Court interpreters hold historic meeting with Chief Justice

CFI Representatives had a historic meeting with state Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye to discuss interpreter services and language access in California.

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Court interpreters union cheers defeat of Prop. 32

The California Federation of Interpreters is among the groups elated about the defeat of Prop. 32, a measure that sought to prevent unions from using member dues for political purposes.

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Court Interpreters urge courts to keep providing language services in domestic violence cases

SAN FRANCISCO _ Representatives from the California Federation of Interpreters highlighed the urgent need to clarify that funds are indeed available to provide interpreters for domestic violence victims during a Judicial Council meeting Thursday. CFI legislative committee member Mary Lou Aranguren urged Judicial Council members to correct the misinformation that has …

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