Why is Bilingual Education Important, And How Does Academic Translation Help?

Being bilingual provides several advantages, both personal and professional. The ability to speak and read in both languages on a regular basis is an important key factor to hone the skills necessary to stay fluent. For children and teenagers this means being exposed to two languages not only at home, but also at school.  It also means a growing need for bilingual education programs. It is imperative for these education programs to be translated properly, which is where professional education translation services come in. 

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What Are The Global Alternatives To The EB 5 Visa?

Alleviating little uncertainty, the EB-5 program was once again extended through December of 2017. Though it was one of the first pieces of legislation to be signed by the new administration, the program has been under close scrutiny for quite some time; being dubbed a golden ticket for wealthy foreigners to become permanent U.S. residents quickly and safely. In the event it does not get a further extension, foreign investors can still look to other citizenship by investment countries…

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What Does Hurricane Maria Mean For Puerto Rican Migration To The U.S.?

In the aftermath of hurricane Maria, many are finding refuge on the mainland United States. What does a Puerto Rican migration of this magnitude entail for language and areas such as education, and what exactly does the migration process look like for those coming from the island?

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DACA: Does America Care Anymore?

It seems as if the Trump administration is following through on its promises to crack down on illegal immigration. With the rescission of the DACA, almost 800,000 people– people who have grown up in the United States and contributed to the nation– will have their lives impacted directly, taking on the brunt of this controversial decision.

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What You Should Know About EB 5 Marketing and Translation

In order to attract EB5 investors from abroad, you need to be able to market your projects through an original and culturally sensitive EB5 marketing campaign that specifically appeals to the audience you are interested in reaching. This means addressing linguistic nuances and cultural elements specific to your target investors.

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What is the EB5 Program And Who Needs EB5 Translation Services?

Language Connections has been a long time provider of immigration translation services. These include EB5 lawyers and Regional Centers working with foreign investors. That being said, not everyone is familiar with what exactly the EB5 program is, or even where EB5 translation comes in. We explain it all in this short blog!

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Is The EB 5 Visa Program Ending? Should It?

The EB-5 visa program is set to expire later this year pending re-approval by Congress. Proponents of the program argue that the investor visas provide much-needed capital for economic development. Critics say it encourages a two-tier immigration system favoring the rich over those fleeing wars, persecution and poverty. Now, the decision on the EB 5 visa program ending rests in the hands of an administration that has been vocally conservative on the topic of immigration from the beginning.

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Immigration Trends 2016: The Changing Landscape of Immigration in the US

Each year, the Executive Office for Immigration Review publishes a Statistics Yearbook on immigration court matters. The 2016 Yearbook that was released this past spring highlights several significant trends in immigration. For one thing, there is an increase in the number of immigration cases as compared to the previous year. Additionally, immigration court interpreting services are in higher demand due to an exceptionally large number of cases for individuals from certain countries.

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Immigration Interpreters Needed for Asylum Seekers

On top of all the difficulties faced by individuals applying for asylum, linguistic barriers only complicate matters. Moreover, a professional immigration interpreter is not always available to provide legal immigration and community interpreting services. 

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Latinos and the Economy: 3 Ways Latinos Drive US Markets

In the past 20 years alone, the Latino population in the United States has doubled from $27 million to $54 million, and it is estimated to double again by 2050. The relationship between Latinos and the economy is evident, as the growing numbers of individuals of Latino origin in the United States are quickly becoming a significant part of the consumer market, and thereby a driving force in the US economy. 

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