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Each of the topics below
include an overview of the
federal and state rights and protections that apply to the topic. The first
part describes the federal laws that apply and the relevant agency
LEP guidance, followed by the relevant state law that applies to the
topic. Each topic includes a series of state and resources.
Court Access covers the language services provisions for LEP individuals in federal and state courts, and in the New York State court system.
Disability describes the state and federal disability protections in various languages for LEP and sensory impaired (SI) individuals.
Domestic Violence provides information about the obligations of recipients of federal funding, and the language assistance services necessary to ensure meaningful access for victims of domestic violence.
Education provides New York State and federal protections that exist for LEP students and parents in the public education system.
Food Stamps describes the state and federal national origin discrimination requirements for LEP recipients of food stamps.
Housing and LEP covers the HUD LEP Guidance requirements for public housing authorities and other recipients of HUD funding.
Law Enforcement covers DOJ requirements for law enforcement agencies to provide services to LEP persons.
Legal Services describes the obligations of legal service organizations to provide assistance to LEP individuals.
Social Security describes the LEP requirements for Social Security Administration offices and hearings.
Voting describes the federal and state voting rights protections for LEP voters.
|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Executive Order 13166|
|DOJ LEP Guidance|
|Federal Agency Guidance|
|Food Stamp Program|
|Health Care Services|
|Legal Services and Attorneys|
|Other Group Data|
|Resources and Training|
|Language Access Guides|
|Language Access Training|
|Model LEP Plans|
|New York Resources|
Last Updated: August 11, 2008 ● Empire Justice Center © 2008