Working with an Interpreter in a Legal Setting

  Frequently Asked Questions What is an interpreter? When people speak different languages, an interpreter helps them talk to each other.  An interpreter can work in person or over the phone. Is what I say to the interpreter confidential? If your interpreter works for your lawyer or someone else who works in a legal office, … Read moreWorking with an Interpreter in a Legal Setting

Differences between Federal, State, & Local Laws

  Do you know the differences between Federal, State, & Local Laws? What are Federal laws? Federal laws are rules that apply throughout the United States.  These laws apply in every state, such as:  Immigration law Bankruptcy law Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) laws Federal anti-discrimination and civil rights laws that protect against … Read moreDifferences between Federal, State, & Local Laws

Your Right to Assistance in Your Language

Your Right to Assistance in Your Language:  Basic Information about Federal Language Access Rights Under U.S. law, if you are seeking services from a government agency or an organization funded by the U.S. government, you must be provided with assistance in your language. What are language access services? Language access services include a free interpreter … Read moreYour Right to Assistance in Your Language