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Oakland-raised Maya are bridging the Mam language gap in local courts

04/15/2019 1:09 PM | Denise Bashline (Administrator)

KALW Local Public Radio

April 9, 2019


In 2016, the Department of Justice reported that Mam was one of the top 10 languages used in immigration court.


Over the past three years the Alameda County Superior Court — which deals with civil, criminal, and traffic law — has also been getting increasingly frequent requests for Mam interpreters.




https://www.kalw.org/post/oakland-raised-maya-are-bridging-mam-language-gap-local-courts#stream/0




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