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Minorities and Immigration News

1 week ago
social services nonprofit; a new Estes Funeral Chapel across Plymouth and a parking ramp.
The $36 million Thor project is part of $100 via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Despite being British, many minority ethnic children with learning disabilities face prejudice. That’s why their families are setting up specialist support groupsWhen Parmi Dheensa’s son Callum kissed a classmate on the cheek not long after starting at a special needs primary school, a teacher a[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilitie
2 weeks ago
his training was created specifically for social service providers and those working closely with immigrant communities but is open to all who are interested in learning about immigration issues. This is not a legal training, and Continuing Legal ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
s head of an immigration special task force, Jordan (Tex.) worried that opening the floodgates to unskilled workers would rob American citizens of jobs and strain social services. She, too, suggested focusing more on skilled immigrants. Kennedy ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
pecific job roles in this category include, but are not limited to, clerks and attorneys. When it comes to jobs in the community and social service sector, 10% are filled by immigrants. Though this particular category is quite broad in scope, occupations ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
our people who fled from a lorry in Somerset have been put in the care of social services because they may be under 18 years old. Police said 11 people fled from the back of a lorry in Evercreech at around 3pm on Friday (July 21). Immigration officials ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
ederal agents with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations detain a man in this handout picture taken in Dallas on March 30, 2014. An ICE memo revealed that the agency will conduct raids this week targeting Most Sunday ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Men tell me councils were more honourable when councillors worked for free. I’m pretty sure councils were whiter, older and more male then too. Funny thatYou’re always surprised the first time you meet me; I don’t look like your usual local councillor. At 30, I’m half the average age, and as[...]
WomenMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Theresa May intervenes after SNP MP highlights case of Lola Ilesanmi who feared three-year-old daughter would face female genital mutilation in NigeriaTheresa May has intervened to halt the deportation of a woman who claimed that her three-year-old daughter would face female genital mutilation if th[...]
HealthWomenMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Deporting people like Teofil and Marineta when they have been reduced to sleeping on the streets shows utter contempt for fellow human beingsLast week, the high court was the scene of a small but significant victory. North East London Migrant Action (Nelma) and the Public Interest Law Unit were gran[...]
HousingPovertyCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
6 weeks ago
It’s no coincidence that 36% of England’s homeless people aren’t white. Housing policy is known to disadvantage BME groups Last week the latest homeless figures revealed that black and minority ethnic (BME) communities are bearing the brunt of seven years of rising homelessness.
Guardian Unlimited News 
HousingPovertyHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Jacqueline Macdonald-Davis and Jessica Baldwin are spearheading a campaign to court greater diversity among volunteers to the benchCriminal justice has among the lowest proportion of senior staff from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. Research published last week by consultants Green Park found[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyCrimina
6 weeks ago
he consequences for minorities of his narrow appeal, from travel bans to the elimination of basic social services, are becoming more frightening by the day. Gerrymandering electoral districts based on racial demographics will only further cement ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
enjamin Roth, assistant professor at the University of South Carolina's College of Social Work, said students enrolled in the state's public universities and community colleges could be forced to withdraw almost instantaneously, thanks to a 2008 law ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Leading figures involved in the law, mental health and social work call on the government to ensure the detention of people with mental health problems is central to its promised review of current legislationThe increasing use of powers to detain patients with mental health problems is deeply distur[...]
HealthHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Sandeep and Reena Mander denied adoption by Berkshire agency despite pressure from PM and equality watchdogA council that denied a Sikh couple the chance to adopt a child over their “cultural heritage” is refusing to back down, despite the intervention of the prime minister and the equality watc[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
A British Sikh couple took legal action after being advised not to adopt as the only children in need were white. Have you experienced something similar?A British Sikh couple are bringing a legal case after they were advised by an adoption agency not to apply because of their “cultural heritage”[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
Sandeep and Reena Mander say they were told they were unlikely to succeed as the only children in need were whiteA British Sikh couple are bringing a legal case, claiming they were advised by an adoption agency not to apply because of their “cultural heritage”.Sandeep and Reena Mander said they [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
Even native English speakers with degrees struggle to pass exams, as number of applicants from EU falls to 46 in April from 1,304 last July Language tests introduced by the government to restrict immigration are stopping the NHS from recruiting foreign nurses – including highly qualified native En[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
8 weeks ago
ome state and federal government officials argued that social service provision may provide an answer to ... It demanded that the Somali community receive funding and social services “the same way every other Minnesota community receives them ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
Prisons are now the largest provider of residential care for elderly men. What does that say about us? Guardian readers respondThe fact that prisons are now the largest provider of residential care for elderly men in the UK is just one more sign of the degraded “society” we live in (Buried alive[...]
Health and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
8 weeks ago
Seven years of anti-migrant policies have resulted in people with rights to housing losing out. As a sector, we can at least pledge to be open and fairFor almost a quarter of a century there has been a steady growth in legal measures that restrict migrants’ access to housing. This has accelerated[...]
HousingPovertyHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
read with interest the May 21 article “Left in the Lurch,” by Betty Adams. As clinical director for Paramount Behavioral Services, I am distressed when I read about agencies in our area that no longer provide services for people who live with mental ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
million legal assistance program, run by the state Department of Social Services, was first assembled to help thousands of immigrants apply for naturalization and former President Obama’s deferred action programs. With the additional money ...
Los Angeles Times via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
year budget plan that increases money for education and social services while imposing new financial restrictions on the University of California following a scathing audit. It cleared the ...
NewsObserver.com & News & Observer via Live.com News 
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12 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[...]
 

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15 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[...]
 
28 weeks ago
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47 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has set five social justice priorities to address over the next year — voting rights, criminal justice reforms, juvenile justice, immigration reform and economic justice and equity. Within this set of social justice priorities are four sub-prioriti[...]