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About Us


The Interagency Working Group on Limited English Proficiency (LEP) created LEP.gov in 2002.  LEP.gov is maintained by the Federal Coordination and Compliance Section (FCS) in the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice.  

Our Mission

The mission of LEP.gov is to share resources and information to help expand and improve language assistance services for individuals with limited English proficiency, in compliance with federal law.

How to File a Complaint

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing national origin discrimination due to a limited ability to communicate in English, you may submit a complaint by clicking the link below.

LEP.gov Complaints page

Information by Topic

If you would like additional information on any of the topics below, please contact FCS by email at LEP@usdoj.gov, or by phone at 202-307-2222.

Community Organizations 


Emergency Preparedness

Executive Order 13166

Commonly Asked Questions




Labor and Employment

Language Access Planning

LEP Data and Map App

Public Benefits and Health

State and Local Government

State Courts