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The LEP Population and LEP Standards

LEP Statistics (Estadísticas LEP) U.S. | New York | Monroe County

LEP Requirements (Requisitos LEP) Exec. Order | Fed LEP | DOJ | Fed Courts

LEP Resources by Issue Area  (Recursos en español)

Special Education & Disability (Educación Especial & Discapacidad)  Special Education | ADA | DOJ

Employment/ Unemployment (Empleo / Disempleo) EEOC | NYS DOL | Unemployment

Consumer Issues (Consumidor) FTC| Fed Reserve | Credit Cards | NY Attorney General

Education (Educación) U.S. Dept. of Education | NYS DOE | ESL 

Health (Salud) HHS | OMH | CDC | NY Agency | Cancer | AIDS

Public Benefits (Beneficios Públicos) Medicare | SSI | Food Stamps

Domestic Violence Child Services (La Violencia Doméstica, Cuidado de Ninos) NY Crime Board | DV | Child Services

Immigration (Immigración) USCIS | New Immigrant Guide | Citizenship

Voting (Derecho al Voto) DOJ Voting Rights| NY Voter Form

Legal Assistance  (Representación Legal) NY Courts | Law Help | Migrant Legal

The LEP Population and LEP Standards    

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Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Statistics 

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United States Census Reports

2004, We the People: Hispanics in the United States(PDF)(EN)

2004 Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts, Total Hispanic Population, in all States (2003-2004)(EN)

All States: Ability to Speak English by Language Spoken at Home (EN)

New York State

Ability to Speak English by Language Spoken at Home (PDF)(EN)

Hablamos Juntos:  The growth in the Latino Population in New York Counties from 1990-2000(EN)

Monroe County

2000 U.S. Census Data  City of Rochester, Profile of General Demographic Characteristics(EN)

2002 NYS Community Health Data General Demographic Characteristics of Monroe County (PDF)(EN)

Modern Language Association (MLA)(EN)

MLA Language Map Data Center: (EN)

MLA Language Map (EN)

National LEP Requirements

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Federal LEP Requirements (EN)

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Executive Order 13166 Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency"(EN)

Federal LEP Rules (EN)

Federal LEP Guidance by Federal Agency (EN)

Limited English Proficiency Resource: Tips and Tools from the Field (HTML,PDF)(EN)   

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Civil Rights Division (ES)

Protections Against National Origin Discrimination (ES)

Federal Courts

Federal Judicial Interpretation Rules(EN)

Interpreters at the Federal District Court in the Southern District of New York (EN) 

Special Education and Disability Issues

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Special Education Resources

New York State Department of Education: A Parents Guide to Special Education (PDF)(ES)(EN)
Special Education Guide for Children Ages 3-5 (ES)
New York State Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)

New York Special Education Training and Resource Center (SETRC)

Rochester City School District Bilingual Special Education

Other Special Education Resources

LD Online: Special Education Resources (ES)
National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO):Are English Language Learners with Disabilities Considered?(EN)
NCELA/National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs Study of Services to LEP Students and LEP Students with Disabilities (EN)
Center on Education Policy Accountability Provisions for Students with Disabilities and English Language Learners (EN)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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ADA Frequently Asked Questions (ES)
Title II (FAQ) in Spanish (ES)
Title II Complaint Form in Spanish (ES)
Title III (FAQ) in Spanish (ES)
Title III Complaint Form in Spanish (ES)
The ADA and AIDS  Frequently Asked Questions (ES)

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Regulations and Technical Assistance Materials for the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ES)
Guide to Disability Rights (ES)
Disabilities Rights Home Page (ES)

Rochester Institute of Technology Library  Bilingual Deaf Resources (EN)

Disability Resources Specific Medical Conditions and Disabilities  (ES)

Employment Conditions and Unemployment

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission  



National Origin Discrimination (ES)

Youth@Work (ES)

National Origin Compliance Manual (EN)

Department of Justice Employment Litigation (ES)

New York State Department of Labor

Unemployment Insurance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (ES)
Unemployment Insurance Benefits Online  (Beneficios del Seguro por Desempleo en Internet)  (ES)
New York Sate Minimum Wage 1/01/2006-12/31/2006 (PDF) (ES)
Consumer Issues

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 Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (ES)

FTC Publications Order Form (PDF) (ES)
FTC Credit Card Rights (PDF) (ES)
FTC Consumer Complaint Form (ES)
FTC Areas of Fraud (ES)
FTC Electronic Online Fraud (ES)
FTC Recent Cases (ES)

U.S. Federal Reserve

Spanish Guides and Resources, Credit Cards and Mortgages (ES)
Mortgage Assistance Sheet (ES)

 Credit Smart (ES)

 New York State Attorney General's Office (ES)


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 The U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA)

Number of LEP Students in Schools Nationwide (EN)
Full Report (PDF) (EN)

U.S. Department of Education

Main Page (ES)
Department of Education Publications in Spanish (ES)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(ES)
Educational Publications (ES)

Federal Initiative for Children (ES)

Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans (ES)

New York State Department of Education

Office of Bilingual Education (EN)
VESID Bilingual Special Education Resources Locations (EN)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Help! They Don't Speak English Starter Kit (EN)
Other Publications (EN)
Health Information

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)(Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos) (ES)

Complete List of Health Conditions (Información de la Salud) (ES)
Laws Against Discrimination (Leyes en contra de la discriminación) (ES)

 Office of Minority Health (la Oficina de Salud para las Minorías) (ES)

Celebrating a Healthy Life Website, Eliminating the Health Gap (Eliminar las disparidades... mejorar la salud) (ES)
Health Publications in Spanish (Publicaciones de consumidores)(ES)
NY State Office of Minority Health (EN)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC en Español (Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades) (ES)

National Women's Health Information Center (Centro Nacional de Información de la Salud de la Mujer) (ES)

New York State Agencies

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New York State Department of Health: Health Topics (Tópicos de Salud) (ES)
New York Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD) (ES)
New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) (ES)

General Health Information

National Library of Medicine: Multiple Language Health Information Resources (ES)
National Institute of Health(ES)
Health Care Information For Spanish Speakers (EN)
New York State Online Access to Health Care (ES)
American Academy of Family Physicians Health Information (ES)
Healthfinder español (ES)
MedlinePlus Información de salud de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina. (ES)

Cancer Treatment Information

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U.S. National Institute of Health National Cancer Institute (ES)
NYU Medical Center Cancer Issues, FAQ, and Overview (ES)

HIV / AIDS Information

NYS Department of Health HIV Uninsured Care Programs (ADAP) (ES)
100 Questions and Answers About HIV AIDS (PDF)(ES)
The Body: The Complete HIV / AIDS Resource (ES)
LGBT AIDS and other STD Issues in Spanish (EN)

Gay Men’s Health Crisis (ES)

Public Benefits

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Medicare (ES)
Medicare Publications (ES)
Social Security Insurance (ES)
Food Stamps (ES) Forms (ES)
Domestic Violence and Child Protective Services

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New York Crime Victims Board (ES)
New York Domestic Violence Information (PDF) (ES)
New York State Office of Children and Family Services (ES)
Immigration Issues

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 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Welcome to the U.S. Guide for New Immigrants (PDF)
I Am a Permanent Resident...How Do I…Apply for U.S. Citizenship? (PDF)(EN)
Voting Rights

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DOJ Language Minority Voting Rights (EN)
DOJ Voting Rights Brochure (ES)
New York Voter Registration Form (PDF) (ES)
Legal Assistance

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New York Unified Court System (ES)
Law New York Recursos en español (ES)
Migrant Legal Action Program (ES)

Last Updated: March 5, 2007 ● Empire Justice Center © 2007