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Isabel Allende discusses her new book, “In The Midst of Winter.”

Isabel Allende sits down and discusses illegal immigration, gender violence and poetic justice with KPBS reporter Jean Guerrero: http://bit.ly/2klK7HW

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Supreme Court Upholds Part of Trump’s Travel Ban

     The Supreme Court decided in a 9-0 vote to hear oral arguments on Trump’s travel ban in October thus temporarily lifting some of the roadblocks to his ban.  The court said that the ban could not be imposed upon

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Translator or Interpreter? Are they the same?

Do you hear the term “translator” and “interpreter” used interchangeably? There is a lot of confusion surrounding what translators and interpreters do. In this post, I will define what translators and interpreters are and present their similarities and differences. Translators

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Translation and H-1B Visas

An H-1B visa is required if you are coming to the United States to perform services in a pre-arranged professional job. To qualify, a foreigner must hold a bachelor’s or higher degree (or an equivalent degree) in the specific specialty for

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Volunteer Interpreters Help Lawyers Fighting Trump’s Muslim Ban

Hundreds of translators and interpreters across the country who speak Arabic, Somali and Farsi have volunteered to help lawyers who are fighting Trump’s Muslim Ban. The ad hoc coalition of volunteers, often immigrants themselves, are offering their services at airports

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Global Growth of Internet Leaves Languages in the Dust

I read a very interesting and relevant article yesterday on how the growth of the internet’s global presence has left some languages in the dust.  The article has even attributed the extinction of a language every fourteen days to this

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