Author's notes Olga Bogatova

translator of English and Spanish


What you need to know if you applied for asylum in the USA and ended up in an immigration court

Those who apply for political asylum in the United States will have one of two possible outcomes: either they approve the application and issue a refugee card with the possibility of receiving a green card in one year, or the application is rejected and redirected to the US Immigration Court. ...


Interview in a political asylum in the USA through the eyes of a translator

I work a lot with the Russian-speaking community of San Francisco and surrounding areas and translate at interviews for political asylum in the United States. Often, before the interview, clients are asked to consult them or ask similar questions. I decided to describe my work experience in the article and ...


Four tricks to help you speak better English

The first two years after moving to the United States, I experienced a tremendous cultural and language shock. Passed all stages, ranging from the fear of answering a phone call or making an order in a restaurant, before studying in a variety of language schools, then college, and, finally, ...

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