Agencies" service to non-English speaking customers

by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • Administrative agencies -- Customer services -- United States.,
  • Language services -- United States.,
  • Linguistic minorities -- Services for -- United States.

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, General Government Division.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. General Government Division.
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Pagination4 p.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed four agencies' services to nonEnglish speaking customers. GAO noted that: (1) there is no evidence that the agencies cannot meet the needs of their nonEnglish-speaking customers; (2) although there is a shortage of bilingual staff at certain agency offices, these agencies can obtain bilingual services from their communities as needed; (3) the.

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