WHY IGA? By adopting a new name for our venerable organization, we are acknowledging that IGA is first and foremost a national guild for interpreters and a valued unit of CWA, Communication Workers of America. It’s the best of both worlds: IGA has the scope and support of a national organization, while keeping access and advocacy
SACRAMENTO _ Gov. Brown signed into law a CFI (California Federation of Interpreters) and IGA (Interpreters Guild of America) sponsored bill that mandates an interpreter’s certification be stated and verified on the record for court proceedings and depositions, and requiring an interpreter to show identification to prove their certification or registration status, his office announced Thursday.