Subjects: Legal affairs
The LOID Method: Superior Quality
The tender for language analysis services released for public tender by the Swedish Migration Agency late last year was won by Verified a few months ago. Among the essential requirements specified by the agency was quality.
Verified new provider
Following 15 months of innumerable attacks in media and an official investigation regarding use of language testing in the asylum procedure, the Swedish Migration Agency chose to terminate the contract with the provider of language tests before the full term.
Heckschers granskning klar – Migrationsverket gör om upphandling?
Sten Heckschers utredning om Migrationsverket och språktester visar på flera möjligheter för myndigheten att bli bättre.
Insufficient language analysis – debate in the Parliament
There will be questions and answers in the Swedish Parliament on insufficient language analysis.
EA20, reviewing and language tests
Language tests as a tool in asylum investigations were questioned in Swedish Television show “Uppdrag Granskning” broadcasted 4th March 2015. Cases at the Swedish Migration Agency, including cases where the questioned analyst ea20 had been involved, were scrutinized.
Migrationsverket tvingas ompröva
Efter en dom i Migrationsdomstolen, Stockholm, tvingas Migrationsverket nu backa i fallet om den nordkorean som SR Ekot tidigare rapporterat om.
Språkanalyser – med kvalitet?
Språkanalyser som verktyg vid asylärenden ifrågasattes när SvT Uppdrag granskning igår (2015-03-04) tog upp nya fall med tveksamma handläggningar av Migrationsverket. Återigen figurerar analytikern EA20.
Dialect identification on German radio
Verified participates in a German radio program on dialect identification.
”Språkanalyser inte körda i botten”
Efter uppmärksammade fall har frågan ställts på sin spets: Kan man lita på språkanalyser? Roderick Martin, verksamhetsledare på Verified menar att man kan det.
Language analysis: Possibilities and challenges in BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4’s weekly language series, takes a look at a different aspect of words, vocabulary and current issues in language every week. An edition on dialect identification in an asylum context will be broadcasted Tuesday, January 20 at GMT 4 p.m. Verified participates by giving the company’s working methods in linguistic origin identification.
“The Migration Board should use proper methods”
The case of the 15-year old asylym seeker in Sweden proceeds. - This case points at severe lack of methods applied by the board investigating origin of not only the 15-year old but also origins of a number of others, Roderick Martin, CEO at Verified, says.