Speaking of Your Health: Communication and The Affordable Care Act

How Language Access Amplifies the Efficacy of Other ACA Related Programs Whatever happens with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it’s time for us to take a look at the law and all the programs tied to it, determine what worked, and figure out how the successful features of the law can be further integrated into… Continue reading Speaking of Your Health: Communication and The Affordable Care Act

A Self-Assessment Is the Key to Being a Better Interpreter

Contrary to popular belief, it takes more than being bilingual to effectively bridge a language gap between two people. Interpreters must also be good listeners, have the ability to code switch effectively, and have a cultural understanding of the languages they work with. What’s more, interpreters should strive to have sufficient knowledge of the fields… Continue reading A Self-Assessment Is the Key to Being a Better Interpreter

Certified Languages International Named to 2016 Inc. 5000 List

Portland, Ore.-based Language Services Company Places 3,768th Nationally and 49th Oregon-wide PORTLAND, Ore. (Aug. 24, 2016) – Certified Languages International (CLI) announces it has been named to the Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. The Portland, Ore. company provides over-the-phone interpreting, video remote interpreting and document translation, and… Continue reading Certified Languages International Named to 2016 Inc. 5000 List

LEP Data Brief From The Migration Policy Institute

The LEP Data Brief from the Migration Policy Institute contains information on the number, share, growth and linguistic diversity of limited English proficient individuals in the United States. This data is useful to any business or organization that is marketing and/or serving clients in the United States. In the day and age when we live… Continue reading LEP Data Brief From The Migration Policy Institute

Certified Languages International Study Shows Nationwide Shift in Non-English Speaking Population

Certified Languages International Study Shows Nationwide Shift In Non-English Speaking Population Portland, Ore.-based language services company measures most frequently spoken languages PORTLAND, Ore. (February 3, 2015) – A recent study conducted by Certified Languages International (CLI) found shifts in the non-English languages spoken throughout the nation, including the growth of Arabic and Chinese Cantonese. “Assessing… Continue reading Certified Languages International Study Shows Nationwide Shift in Non-English Speaking Population