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Minorities and Immigrati News

6 days ago
Minority bondholders react angrily to deal conditions tabled by troubled firm’s biggest lender, H/2 Capital PartnersTalks over the future of loss-making Four Seasons Health Care, which looks after 17,000 elderly and vulnerable people, hit a fresh snag after minority bondholders claimed the company[...]
Health and CareGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
I was told my dad would come for me, but he never did,” he said. The teenager eventually fell into the hands of the British social services system. Fawaz was granted temporary leave to remain in the country until the age of 18 and was passed from ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
he plan is part of a broader government agenda that includes cutting taxes, reducing benefits for refugees and restricting new immigrants' access to many social services for five years. Mr Kurz's cabinet was sworn in on December 18, two months after his ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
hristensen, the Senate chairman of the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, is proposing to reinstate a longtime requirement that new legal immigrants wait five years before they could qualify for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
3 weeks ago
e is retiring from Lutheran Social Services in Fargo, the state's lone resettlement agency, at the end of the month. "I would love to travel," said Phan, who is moving to California with his wife to be close to their three grown children and their ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
hen governments struggle to maintain political legitimacy, provide security and deliver economically, then religious and ethnic groups become the alternative suppliers of social services and political action. These alternative actors are good at producing ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
hat is why some conservatives have proposed eliminating the minimum wage. To Gregory’s point that unauthorized immigrants use “$116 billion in social services,” as if they are taking something away from the “lesser skilled,” is fiction.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
The policy of deporting EU rough sleepers, now blocked by a high court ruling, is a worrying taste of a callous post-referendum Britain
For the past year and a half the Home Office has been locking up EU citizens en masse, indefinitely and without charge. If this attack on civil liberties has e[...]
HousingPovertyHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
risk youth, with an emphasis on unaccompanied immigrants. The services would include medical and mental health support, addiction treatment, counseling and language skills training. Create a ...
Fund $3 million in social services over three years for at via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
any Jews perceive donations supporting social service providers and social justice advocates as a way to follow Jewish religious laws, even when their gifts benefit other religious and ethnic communities. I have also seen that over time, Jewish communal ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
The number of women and people from ethnic minorities serving on public bodies has risen, but not fast enough, so a new action plan is needed
The race disparity audit published in October revealed uncomfortable truths about the ethnic disparities in our country. The prime minister has rightly tas[...]
EducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
5 weeks ago
he survey, released by the immigration nonprofit Make The Road New Jersey, showed that most legal and social service providers who work with immigrants reported having clients who were scared to attend criminal court due to fear of immigration agents ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
Kate Macintosh says the housing shortage is not caused by a lack of accommodation but by mal-distribution; Trinley Walker of the Campaign to Protect Rural England writes that channelling a greater proportion of land value away from landowners to communities is key; Carol Wilcox says that land value [...]
HousingHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
The BMA says a ‘fundamental rethink’ is needed to protect the health and human rights of detaineesThe British Medical Association is calling for immigration removal centres (IRCs) to be phased out and replaced with a more humane system of community monitoring because of concerns about the seriou[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Greater Manchester Police’s drive to recruit non-whites to the ranks has rebalanced diversity in the force with benefits for community policing In a city where black and minority ethnic (BME) people make up 17% of the population, there was concern within Greater Manchester Police (GMP) that just 5[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
7 weeks ago
The UK government’s plans to change funding for supported housing won’t work. Victims of domestic abuse need a national schemeMore than a million people, most of them women, reported domestic abuse to the police last year according to the latest figures from the ONS. The “hidden crime” is sl[...]
WomenChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCrim
7 weeks ago
Ministers’ social care and welfare reforms represent a deliberately prejudiced, vicious attack on a significant minority of the population A recent United Nations report on its inspection into the UK’s record on disabled people’s rights was described as a “17-page-long catalogue of shame” [...]
PolicyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
t the same time, Mugabe took steps to improve the lot of black Zimbabweans through increased wages, improved social services, and food subsidies. But trouble started to set in 1982 when Mr Nkomo was allegedly ousted from the coalition cabinet, and ethnic ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
Despite global progress, one in 12 children live in countries with prospects more limited than those of their parents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported Monday.
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
hat visit prompted a job offer. Aronovici quit his research position in Philadelphia in 1917 to become director of social services for the charitable organization that business mogul Amherst Wilder created a decade earlier to help St. Paul's poor.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
European Union warns that trafficking laws are being used to obstruct humanitarian work across the continentAid workers are being targeted throughout Europe as countries including the UK use laws aimed at traffickers and smugglers to discourage humanitarian activity, a study claims.A six-month inves[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigrati
10 weeks ago
here could be as many as 10,000 undocumented immigrants in the Hyannis area and nearly 1,000 on the Islands, according to data provided to Bergeron by local church and social service organizations. The Barnstable County Commissioners are scheduled to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
10 weeks ago
utheran Social Service of Minnesota will host a public webinar on resettlement Nov. 14 with panelists discussing the issue and taking questions. Other organizations also are working on outreach and education. As Johnson presented his resolution Monday ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
10 weeks ago
ne of Wong’s goals is to help the nonprofit raise its profile at a time when immigrants need services the AACA provides, such as adult education, workforce development, and other social services. “Given there is so much need and so much fear in the ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
11 weeks ago
he guidance, published this week, also sets out the social work role in assessments, family reunification, accessing specialist asylum or immigration legal advice, and what parts of the asylum process social workers need to understand. This includes the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
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Latest Blog

4 weeks ago
Black and male youths are over-represented at every stage of juvenile justice processing. Despite laws passed decades ago to mitigate these disparities, they persist to this day. That racial bias may be a potential cause of the over-representation of minority youths should be of great concern to soc[...]
 

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17 weeks ago
As many of us are aware, President Trump recently made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unless Congress passes legislation that protects the nearly 800,000 Dreamers from being deported. The president’s decision to end DACA conflicts with American values[...]
 
33 weeks ago
Social workers work with clients who face various disadvantages due to social stigma, discrimination, and oppression. These disadvantages range from race, to ethnic origins, to gender, to sexual orientation, and beyond. One important factor in social stigma and discrimination that social workers nee[...]
 
37 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff We live in a time of considerable tensions related to differences of all kinds, says Carol Bonner, chairwoman of the NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, or NCORED. “It is the responsibility, as social workers, to lead at all organizational and societ[...]
 
50 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) opposes President Donald Trump’s executive order Protection of the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States over concerns the order acts as a de facto ban on Muslim immigrants and was enacted in an inhumane and insensitive manner.[...]