•Public service interpreting is mediation of language and culture.•Migrants’ social problems are constructed through language mediation.•Language mediation means coordination of interpreter–mediated interactions.•Coordination means expanding, checking, supporting and avoiding conflict.•Mediation is intercultural as it enhances social attention to migrants’ problems.
Journal of Pragmatics – Elsevier
Published: Feb 1, 2018
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