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Materials including federal and state language access laws, language identification tools, and guidance on working with interpreters

Link Breaking Barriers: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO LEGAL RIGHTS AND RESOURCES FOR BATTERED IMMIGRANTS (2013)
Breaking Barriers is a comprehensive tool that provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
Folder * Government Materials
A collection of Government materials including letters from the department of justice, executive orders and brochures.
Link EMPOWERING SURVIVORS: LEGAL RIGHTS OF IMMIGRANT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT (2013)
Empowering Survivors is a comprehensive tool that provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of sexual assault. This manual contains a chapter on language access.
Folder * Language Identification Tools
A collection of resources to assist service providers in identifying the language spoken by clients/potential clients, as well as guidelines for ensuring language policies are followed according to the law.
Folder * Interpretation and Related Issues
A collection of information on the importance of interpretation services: when they are needed, why they are needed and how to coordinate interpretation services for undocumented immigrants.
Folder * Law & Policy on Language Access
A collection of statutes governing language access and related issues in the United States of America.
Folder * Court Materials on Language Access
Codes of conduct and Benchcards for courts.
Folder * Materials for Limited English Proficiency
Resources for assessing and assisting immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Folder * Training Materials, Tools, and Best Practices
A collection of resources to assist team interpreters, benchcards for judges and best practices.
Folder * Additional resources - for additional resources click here.
For additional resources click here. This folder contains additional materials on language access such as interpreters' code of conduct and state language access laws.
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