Latest News with VRI-Video Remote Interpretation

As you may all know, Angie Birchfield from IGA has been participating in the VRI Workstream committee since 2016. The participation in this work group has been a real eye opener on how this plan could affect our profession. The main goal of VRI is to protect a defendant’s right to a speedy arraignment after

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Counter-Punch: Retaliation Against EOIR Interpreters

IGA has heard from a number of EOIR colleagues whose contracts were not renewed. We intend to file an NLRB charge asserting that at least some non-renewals were in retaliation for interpreters’ protected activities of speaking out for improved wages and working conditions. Let us know immediately if you were not renewed and if you

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