Gothamist: Immigration Court Interpreters Say Video Teleconferencing Makes It Difficult To Do Their Jobs

Sophia Gurulé said that because they are experiencing their hearings through video, her clients often end up confused. She said she finds herself explaining important aspects of a hearing, such as whether her client was given the right to get out on bond, after the fact.

“They’ll say, ‘I don’t even know what happened,’” Gurulé said. “I’ll have to go back and explain to them, ‘Oh, you were denied your liberty. You were denied the opportunity to get out of jail.”

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