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Minorities and Immigration News

8 hours ago
Houston provides social services on everything from adoption to immigrant services. It serves about 80,000 people a year. It's near the top of the list on Charity Navigator, the nation's largest charity ...
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
17 hours ago
hey may harbor initial fears and anxiety about finding jobs, housing and social services, but as they assimilate into American society, they enjoy the expected immigrant experience of having their quality of life improve for each generation. "But that ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
nd what about the taxpayer who will be stuck with all the other costs of the social services they will use? This action that Obama has proposed to fix the illegal immigrant problem can be likened to a man whose roof is leaking, but instead of climbing up ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
When President Obama finished his speech announcing his immigration plan Thursday, Irene Santos's phone began to ring. Friends and family began calling the 82-year-old Santos — who worked on immigrant issues with social services agencies from 1962 ...
Kenosha News via Google News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
xpanding amnesty to undocumented immigrants without creating new jobs is a recipe for keeping new Americans poor and dependent on social services. With his questionably Constitutional move to protect America’s vast undocumented population, President ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
old Maryland social work student says she's lost a potential job and doesn't qualify for some scholarships because she's an undocumented immigrant. Her parents work in landscaping and don't make enough to pay for her and her siblings ...
So far, the 20 via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
The infants and children that we deal with are either homeless, such as in the case of illegal immigrants and asylum seekers, or those who have been removed from their homes by social services do to abuse or neglect,” said Yoni Bogot, executive ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
llegals pay little tax and send much of their money back home. Pass an immigration bill that protects the borders and reduces the influx of illegals who take social services, education and jobs from the middle class. Cheap illegal labor hurts the middle ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
A very large faction of immigrants — legal immigrants — come to the United States, are unable to support themselves and their children, and so taxpayers step in to provide a host of social services including Medicaid,” said Steven A ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
1 week ago
The topic of immigration has evolved throughout U.S. history, though never lacking in complexity and contentiousness Social Work Profs. Sherrie Kossoudji and Laura Sanders took up the subject on Tuesday, leading a discussion on U.S. immigration reform.
The Michigan Daily via Google News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Two-thirds of charity trustees in England and Wales are aged over 50, while just 0.5% are between 18 and 24. Charities must start being proactive in getting young people involvedI am 24, dyslexic, female, of an ethnic minority, and proud to be chair of the British Youth Council. Continue reading...
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
The School of Social Work and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, or LLILAS, will offer a dual-degree program at the graduate level, combining social work skills with competency in Latino culture and languages. Those who complete the program will receive a Master of Science i[...]
UT The Daily Texan via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
A new effort from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work partners with Houston Area Community Services (HACS) and Change Happens! to stem the increasing number of minority youth diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. "Hispanics and African ...
EDGE Boston via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ther sources shared with IVN that the immigration debate fell off the radar because the Mexican government is reportedly deporting more, but also that social services agencies expect the migration waves to pick up again next year.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
old immigrant youths. It’s funded by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement. When I started there in 2012, I thought I’d be working in a ...
I was 22, new to social work, and working in Seattle at a 20 via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ow that the Baha’i have finally been recognized, Sheila hopes that the new government will soon guarantee the civil rights of members of the Baha’i community, who still struggle to access basic social services. “Birth certificates register our ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
If the government truly wants diversity in the UK public service market, it must remove the obstacles that prevent charities and social enterprises from winning primary contractsLast week, the Ministry of Justice announced the preferred bidders for delivering probation services. Much was made of the[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
That’s pretty serious,” said Irene Chung, an assistant professor at Hunter College’s School of Social Work who worked with a team of researchers to interview patients, family members and hospital staffers for the study. “In the Asian ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
I was saddened, but not surprised to read of the archbishop of Canterburys warning about an upsurge in racist comments (Cameron hardens stance on Brussels £1.7bn demand, 28 October). Although these are not criminal or violent acts, the language we use casually to describe others we perceive as[...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducationMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
Opposition leader plans to warn against using religion as an instrument for division or exclusionBill Shorten uses a speech to the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) to defend gay marriage and non-traditional families and to warn against hiding prejudice behind the Bible.Shorten was due to address the[...]
Minorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
Theresa Mays reputation seems unfounded as numbers show no improvement in deportations during her Home Office reignThe damning finding that there has been no improvement in the deportation of foreign prisoners strikes at the heart of Theresa Mays reputation as a tough home secretary who gets the job[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
Communities worried about immigration will be better served by inclusive local integration efforts, not political hard talkAs Ukip continues to bask in its increasing support across the UK, Conservative and Labour politicians are busy seeking ways to counter the Ukip surge. The main focus is immigra[...]
Minorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
lthough the study analysis took race into account, cultural and ethnic differences may still have implications for these findings, suggested Susan De Luca, an associate professor of social work at the University of Texas at Austin. Latino teens ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
t’s happening, but we need to remove that stigma,” Tungaraza said. Public servants from the Department of Social Services (DSS) and the office for women inside the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet also faced the inquiry, answering ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
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Latest Blog

2 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers applauds President Obama’s decision to issue an executive action that will likely lead to as many as five million previously undocumented immigrants to be able to remain in the United States. This action was very meaningful to immigrant families with chi[...]
 

More Blogs

5 weeks ago
By Rena Malai, News staff Social workers can be instrumental in helping unaccompanied, undocumented minors find legal representation and other services once they cross the border into the United States. Tens of thousands of minors have arrived at the U.S. border within the last few months, fleeing f[...]
 
9 weeks ago
By Rena Malai, News staff Crossing through jungles and desert heat on foot, eating trash to survive and dodging gang members and traffickers along the way is what many children from Central America face as they make the perilous journey to the U.S. border, says Wendy Cervantes, vice president of I[...]
 
17 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers is concerned by the massive influx of unaccompanied child immigrants from Central America, and is developing a brief that will include recommendations to help alleviate the crisis. Many of these recommendations were developed by The First Focus Campaign for[...]
 
38 weeks ago
Cultural competence is paramount in the social work field. Social workers addressing the needs of persons in specific communities—whether ethnic, sexual, religious or otherwise—must have a working knowledge of the traditions, values and assumptions of members of such communities. Transnational P[...]
 
45 weeks ago
An unprecedented growth in the aging population is expected over the next 40 years, and the minority population of older adults is expected to increase significantly more than that of white older adults. Yet accessing home- and community-based care may be more difficult for minority older adults tha[...]