Free language access services

October 2012
Filipino Reporter;10/19/2012, Vol. 40 Issue 46, p25
The article reports on the free language interpretation in six major non-Engligh languages provided by New York agencies under Executive Order No. 26 to help New Yorkers gain access to important government services.


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