If English is your second language and you are struggling to find resources that can help you navigate the system or pursue the education you desire, below is some information that you might find helpful:
2. Q. What are the relevant laws concerning language access for LEP individuals?
A. Federal laws particularly applicable to language access include Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Title VI regulations, prohibiting discrimination based on national origin, and Executive Order 13166 issued in 2000. Many individual federal programs, states, and localities also have provisions requiring language services for LEP individuals.
3. Q. What is Executive Order 13166?
A. An Executive Order is an order given by the President to federal agencies. The LEP Executive Order (Executive Order 13166) says that people who are LEP should have meaningful access to federally conducted and federally funded programs and activities.
Please also follow these links to learn more: