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Spanish-Speaker Spends Months Locked Up After Interpreter Dies

Spanish-Speaker Spends Months Locked Up After Interpreter Dies

by Seth Freed Wessler on November 28 2012, 9:35AM

If you’re fluent in English and Spanish and looking for a job, Mississippi needs you.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Your Name Isn’t Marcos, It’s Mark

by Leticia Miranda on October 28 2009, 11:30AM

So you think your name is Marcos? Well, Larry Whitten says it’s Mark at his hotel. The Whitten Inn, formerly the Paragon Inn, in downtown Taos, New Mexico, has been the center of local protests and national news. Whitten,…

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This Latina’s Crime? Not Speaking English. [VIDEO]

by Guest Columnist on October 26 2009, 9:16AM

by Yasmine Farhang When Ernestina Mondragon rushed out of her house in Dallas, Texas to drive her daughter to school, she was pulled over by officer Gary Bromley and ticketed on two counts she could understand - driving without a…

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The Language of Good Health: Pharmacy Access in New York

by Michelle Chen on August 25 2009, 9:37PM

Patients are expected to follow the doctor’s orders, but for many immigrants who can’t read or speak English easily, taking your daily medicine means finding a friend or family member to translate a prescription, or just making an educated…

Topics: Health, Immigration

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