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Invisibility of Clients of Color

The Intersection of Language, Culture, and Race in Legal Services Practice

By Victor Goode & Phyllis Flowers

Although limited-English-proficiency regulations explicitly prohibit national-origin discrimination, many persons of color continue to experience this horrific civil rights violation in the public education system, public health agencies, the courts, and social service agencies. An arsenal of legal advocacy tools can be used to protect legal services clients of color in the battle against race and national-origin discrimination.

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