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DHS Language Access Resources


The DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) leads the Department's efforts, through policy, to provide meaningful access for LEP individuals in its programs, activities, services, and operations. The following materials and resources can assist DHS personnel and grantees in serving LEP individuals.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
For DHS Recipients: Developing a Language Access Plan PDF 213.42 KB 03/07/2019
Presentation: Language Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Health Emergencies PDF 10.88 MB 07/17/2023
Presentation: Developing Language Access Policy and Procedures PDF 521.33 KB 09/24/2020
Training: Language Access in Recipient Programs and Activities PDF 985.93 KB 03/11/2022
Overview of I Speak Resources for Recipients PDF 105.26 KB 09/12/2017
I Speak Language Identification Guide for Recipients PDF 4.84 MB 03/21/2012
I Speak Language Identification Guide for DHS Personnel and Others PDF 4.92 MB 03/21/2012
I Speak Booklet Printing Instructions PDF 50.08 KB 08/23/2017
I Speak Language Identification Poster PDF 3.10 MB 03/10/2021
Language Access Responsibilities: Overview for DHS Employees PDF 1.67 MB 08/11/2015
LEP Resource Guide Law Enforcement PDF 44.25 KB 02/27/2013
Working with Interpreters Job Aid for DHS Employees PDF 195.88 KB 09/03/2014
CRCL LEP Guidance PDF 143.08 KB 10/09/2012
How to Request Language Access Services PDF 106.45 KB 04/22/2016
Protocol for Identifying LEP Persons and Providing Language Services PDF 136.07 KB 04/25/2016
I Speak Indigenous Language Identification Poster (Habla Poster) PDF 107.97 KB 12/06/2016
I Speak Indigenous Language Identification Insert (for I Speak Guides) PDF 82.88 KB 12/09/2016
I Speak Language Identification Guide for Recipients PDF 4.84 MB 03/21/2012
Readout: DHS Language Access Listening Session (March 2023) PDF 236.24 KB 05/16/2023
Last Updated: 07/17/2023
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