This course focuses on interpretation in immigration related settings, from apprehension and initial interviews to final hearings. Interpreters will learn about the different way interpreters make appearances and the modes of interpretation used in immigration courts. They will learn about different types of immigration calendars and hearings. Interpreters will also explore the ethics including the role of an interpreter, handling difficult situations, courtroom etiquette, do's and don'ts. All students will also be provided with immigration related vocabulary, terminology and commonly used acronyms.
This will be a live, online, interactive course. Each class will be recorded and students will have access to the recordings.
Continuing Education Credits by state (If your state is not currently listed- call us!):
NC, NM, UT, TN
DE, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS: Student must submit course information to state.
Mandatory Orientation: September 28th 8:00 PM
Class Schedule: October 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21
8:00 - 9:30pm EST
Questions? Call us: (407) 677-4155 After hours (321)804-3157 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meenu Batra has a master level court interpreter's license from Texas State courts. Her more than ten years of experience includes interpreting for immigration courts, US District courts and county courts in states of Texas, Florida, New Mexico and Washington. She also works as a subject matter expert for test development and test rater. An advocate of her profession, she is the president of Texas Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (TAJIT).