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FYI: New York Lawyers for the Public Interest launched its Language Access Project last week, aimed to ensure that immigrants can be understood when at hospitals and other health care facilities. Attorney Rose Cuison-Villazor will conduct research on the extent of the problem, provide presentations to community groups and advocates about the federal, state and local statutes that require translations, and continue her work representing families who have been denied service under those extensive laws. 5/2/02