Refugee Crisis Calls for More Pashto, Dari Interpreters (multilingual.com)

Organizations providing aid to Afghan refugees across the United States are struggling to keep up with the demand for language services for the recent influx of Afghans fleeing their home […]

UK Ministry of Defence Leaks Afghan Interpreters’ Identities (multilingual.com)

A recent blunder by the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence could have sever implications for Afghan interpreters seeking asylum in light of the recent Taliban takeover in Afghanistan. In an […]

Improving Diversity in the Field of Sign Language Interpreting (multilingual.com)

Researchers at three British universities have recently released a study highlighting the need for improved diversity in the field of sign language interpreting and translation. The study, which was commissioned […]

Fix PRO Act and Reaffirm what California Got Right (multilingual.com)

MultiLingual invites opinion pieces such as this one from our readers. To share your ideas please contact [email protected] Have you heard of the federal PRO Act? It takes its name […]

AMN Languages Services Reports on LEP in Healthcare (multilingual.com)

AMN Languages Services, the division of AMN Healthcare that provides medical interpretation services, recently conducted a survey documenting the diversity of languages used in healthcare settings in the United States. […]

Natural Language Processing (NLP) for Signed Languages (multilingual.com)

The fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) are rapidly advancing — recent developments in these fields allow for individuals to translate human language into computer code […]

Norway Tenders Out USD 47m Interpreting Framework Agreement (slator.com)

Norway’s Labor and Welfare Authority (NAV) has started its search for interpretation providers for a framework agreement worth an estimated  EUR 40m (NOK 417m). Providers have until August 18, 2021 […]

Afghan Interpreters Seek Special Immigrant Visas

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in April and has been updated. The Biden administration announced on July 8 that flights to evacuate some Afghan interpreters who have applied […]

Three More Years: thebigword’s Ministry of Justice Contract Just Got Extended – via slator.com

Leeds-based language service provider (LSP), thebigword, has landed a three-year extension to the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) interpretation contract it was awarded in 2016, according to a February 3, […]

Behind the Scenes of the European Parliament’s Pivot to Remote Interpreting – via slator.com

The European Parliament (EP) has adopted a new platform for remote interpretation, a move necessitated and accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Anna Grzybowska, the EP’s Director for Conference […]

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