Another Independent Prevented from Working in Court
Independent interpreters hired by private parties keep facing obstacles in court. One of our colleagues has reported to AIJIC that after she was hired by an agency to interpret at a hearing at the Santa Ana court in Orange County on June 21, 2017, the court clerk informed her that they'd use the staff interprete...
Workshop: Check Interpreter & Ethical and Practical Dilemmas
Saturday June 10, 2017
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
(with an hour and a half for lunch)
Embassy Suites LAX South
1440 E. Imperial Ave
El Segundo, CA 90245
For all languages.
The Association of Independent Judicial Interpreters of California (AIJIC) is proud to announce...
Independents in Court: Know Your Rights
Dear independent interpreters:
As part of its essential mission, the Association of Independent Judicial Interpreters of California (AIJIC) has been working hard to defend the right of certified freelance interpreters to work in court. For this reason, and since some of our colleagues were recently not allowed to interpret in cour...
Petition to the Administrative Office of the US Courts
AIJIC is starting a petition to request the Administrative Office of the US Courts to make the list of federally certified interpreters available online.
Currently, the full list of names can only be accessed by US District Court personnel. Only a partial list is available to the public for federally certified...
Invitation: Q&A About Being A Court Interpreter (10/1/16)
We’re planning an orientation for newly certified interpreters and students where more experienced colleagues will speak about the profession and answer questions.
This orientation will take place ...
Saturday Bootcamp with Nestor Wagner (6 CIMCE Credits)
Saturday Bootcamp with Nestor Wagner (8/27/2016, Six Credits)
6 CIMCE credits, Spanish.
Saturday August 27, 2016 (9.30 am to 4.30 pm - one hour for lunch)
At: Embassy Suites LAX South (1440 E. Imperial Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245)
* Proper use of Terminology in a Civil Action (2 hours, CIMCE L3963)
AIJIC SPEAKS ON LAP IN SAN FRANCISCO
On March 22, 2016, several AIJIC representatives addressed the Language Access Plan (LAP) Implementation Task Force in San Francisco and reiterated the position that an expansion of court-funded interpreters’ services must exclude parties who can afford to pay, including those who have retained attorneys, even if on a contingency b...
AIJIC Speaks Before Judicial Council on Court Per Diem
On Friday February 26, 2016, AIJIC Vicepresident, Jesús Rivera, addressed the Judicial Council of California in San Francisco about the need to raise the per diem rates for independent court interpreters.
Mr. Rivera also turned in petitions signed by many court interpreters statewide supporting a per diem increase. AIJIC wishes t...