Halfway through the hearing in March, a question stuck. “There’s no perspective of evolution,” she said. Whom might Donald Trump pardon in final day of presidency? Otherwise, people either leave the country on their own, get deported, or end up becoming undocumented. Franck Wittwer is a former interpreter for Burmese at the CNDA. It is a failure. The man feared a Sinhalese interpreter would not be neutral. The average monthly salary in France in 2015 – the most recent year with available data – was 3,021 euros ($3,568). It is a failure. Although she managed, she said it was a “very awkward” translation. France 24 is not responsible for the content of external websites. News European human rights court condemns France for treatment of asylum-seekers. As people settled into their places, a woman with a red jacket and matching lipstick walked into the room and sat down next to the couple, introducing herself in Georgian before facing the judge. “My great desire is to live in France,” Bibi said in an interview with RTL radio, her first trip to France since fleeing with […] An asylum seeker’s verbal testimony must match their previous statements exactly. “For me, it is too difficult. But if the lawyer doesn’t know the language, it’s easy to miss inaccuracies. Under French law, asylum seekers, refugees, and stateless people are entitled to express themselves in their preferred language. By Gareth Davies, Breaking News Editor 30 July 2020 • 12:03pm ... "Actually, the migrants in Calais would rather live clandestinely in the UK than claiming asylum in France." The long-awaited proposal for a "New Pact on Migration and Asylum" comes two weeks after fire destroyed an overcrowded camp on the Greek … On a rainy March morning, days before the coronavirus pandemic closed it to the public, seven people filed into a courtroom in the Parisian suburb of Montreuil. It’s a scandal. The consequences when it comes to interpretation can be serious. When interpreters work at the CNDA for a long time, they may also become desensitised to their work. Even experienced, professional interpreters can struggle to master judicial and technical vocabulary. For languages that are less commonly spoken or taught in France, such as Azerbaijani, Pidgin English and Wolof, a language spoken in parts of West Africa, the number – and quality – of interpreters is limited. Iran holds fifth military drill in two weeks amid tension with US, US Senate to take up Biden’s top cabinet selections, Turkey slaps advertising ban on Twitter with new social media law, Billions in aid needed to help Afghan children in 2021: NGO, First Lady Melania Trump releases farewell message, New videos show Wuhan during earliest days of COVID outbreak. During one of Journeau’s hearings, she had to intervene. — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) May 15, 2020 While previously many of the Afghans coming to France were political refugees from urban areas, the latest migrants arriving are mostly Pashtuns from rural villages along the border with Pakistan, a Taliban stronghold area. “Everyone understood that the interpreter was not translating the full questions or the responses of my client.”. Interpreters at the asylum court are not government employees. //-->. I try to convey all the emotion that the person gave without having myself intimately experience this [trauma],” she said. December 17, 2020 December 17, 2020 CAIN BURDEAU Asylum , EU , European Court of Justice , Hungary , immigration In this 2017 photo, a Hungarian police officer stands guard at Serbia’s border with Hungary near a makeshift camp for migrants in Horgos, Serbia. Yet, many lawyers, judges, and asylum advocates argue that the standards for interpreters are not applied universally or strictly monitored. Home France News France welcomes 750 asylum seekers from Greece. In a sensitive judicial process, the difference can be a matter of life or death.