RESTON, VA. (July 22, 2015) — SOS International LLC (SOSi) has been awarded a prime contract by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) for Language Interpreter Services. The contract includes a base period and four option periods extending through August 2020, with a maximum amount of $80 million.
SOSi will provide all management and supervision, labor, and supplies necessary to perform interpreter services in over 300 languages and dialects to augment EOIR’s in-house staff. SOSi will support immigration court proceedings throughout all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories including Puerto Rico. EOIR currently administers fifty-nine Immigration Courts housing approximately 250 Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). Judges conduct hearings in these courts to resolve various immigration matters and approximately 300,000 matters are heard annually.
“SOSi was founded over 25 years ago as a language company performing court interpretation services” said Julian Setian, SOSi Chief Executive Officer. “As one of the largest providers of linguists in the federal government contracting industry today, SOSi brings decades of successful business experience to the EOIR. We are delighted with the opportunity to support EOIR in any language it needs.”
Since 1989, SOSi has successfully performed language, interpretation and translation projects at locations in every state and around the world. SOSi has relationships with tens of thousands of linguists it can call on to perform work in any language or dialect anywhere its customers require.
Over the past quarter century, SOSi has grown from a small, specialized language company into a large business featuring a diverse portfolio. Today, SOSi supports a broad group of clients across the Intelligence Community and the Departments of Defense, State, Justice, Treasury and Homeland Security. With service offerings that include intelligence, systems engineering, logistics, construction, maintenance and training solutions, SOSi is constantly evolving to deliver capabilities that meet customer needs.