L A Times Reports on Language Access Plan in California

11/04/14 – The Los Angeles Times reports on the call for compliance from the US Department of Justice and the California Judicial Council’s response. Both CFI (California Federation of Interpreters) and IGA (Interpreters Guild of America, formerly TTIG) have been tracking and providing comments to the Language Access Plan working group. Below is a link to the

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TTIG Is Now IGA : Interpreters Guild of America

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

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Governor signs into law AB2370 : The Interpreter Credential Verification Bill

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.

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