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Federation of
Interpreters

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professional association
for court interpreters
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CFI 12th Annual
Continuing Education Conference

October 10-12, 2014
at the Historic Millennium Biltmore

in a revitalized downtown Los Angeles
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  • September 22nd, 2014

    Presidential Update

    For several months I have been asked repeatedly to bring back my presidential updates, yet I have chosen to remain silent.  So you’re probably asking yourself; why is the president suddenly posting a message?  Let me try to explain… Earlier this year, while in the midst of talks with our former Executive Officer (Carl Hall) […]

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  • September 18th, 2014

    Governor signs into law CFI-sponsored interpreter credential verification bill

    Gov. Ed Brown signed into law a CFI-sponsored bill mandating an interpreter’s certification be stated and verified on the record for court proceedings and depositions.

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  • September 14th, 2014

    CFI at State Bar Language Access Panel

    SAN DIEGO _ CFI President Ariel Torrone discussed working with interpreters and the interpreter employment system as part of the language access panel at the Annual State Bar meeting. The panel titled Developments in Access to Justice: New California Language Access Plan was held this weekend and focused expected language interpretation changes in California courts.

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  • September 8th, 2014

    Santa Clara is recruiting all languages

    The Santa Clara Superior Court is establishing an eligibility list which may be used to fill both temporary and permanent vacancies.

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  • August 30th, 2014

    Notice: R3 VRI ratification meetings and vote

    Region 3 and CFI reached a tentative agreement on terms and conditions for VRI. It has been ratified by the Region and will be put to union members for a vote in the next two weeks.

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