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...

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Have You Not Been Allowed To Interpret In Court?

In the last couple of months, some independents hired by a private party have not been allowed to interpret in some court departments whenever there was a staff interpreter assigned to those specific departments. Court administrative personnel have cited Assembly Bill Number 1657 as a basis for this policy. Since this bill does no...

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