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Minorities and Immigration News

11 hours ago
RIME Minister Tony Abbott has promoted Peter Dutton to immigration and moved Scott Morrison into social services in a much bigger ministerial reshuffle than expected. MR Abbott announced his new look team in Canberra on Sunday, saying it would "reset and ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
11 hours ago
overnment hardliner, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has been promoted to Social Services Minister with Kevin Andrews moving to the role of defence Minister, the Prime Minister has announced. The ministerial reshuffle was announced by Tony Abbott ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
11 hours ago
evin Andrews has been appointed Defence Minister and Scott Morrison moved from Immigration to become Minister for Social Services. As part of the reshuffle, Sussan Ley will become the second woman in Cabinet — after Julie Bishop — taking on the role ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
11 hours ago
r Abbott also on Sunday he was promoting NSW MP Sussan Ley to be the second woman in cabinet and handing Scott Morrison the Social Services portfolio. Health Minister Peter Dutton has been moved to the Immigration portfolio, while Ms Ley has taken over ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
23 hours ago
New arrivals reveal how far they have come – and what the country looks like through an immigrant’s eyesAna Fletcher, 28, was born in Indonesia. She arrived in the UK in August and lives with her husband, a pub manager, in Huddersfield. They have a four-year-old daughter, and Ana has a 10-year-o[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 day ago
Do young people struggle to engage with politics? And why do ethnic minorities vote Labour? Here are the answers according to a political book attempting to shed light on such questionsThe British general election is firmly on the horizon - and you can count on there being piles of political analysi[...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 days ago
Trial of Juris Valujevs and Ivars Mezals hears claims of intimidation over debt and poor conditions at East Anglia set-upTwo Latvian men have been found guilty of acting as illegal gangmasters, supplying Latvian and Lithuanian workers from the Wisbech area to pick leeks, cabbages, broccoli and flowe[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 days ago
ther leading professions included finance, law, education, social work and marketing. "Despite the events that transpired during the traditional summer peak period for Aliyah, we saw that immigration to Israel grew significantly from North America and the ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
articular attention was paid to the problems of ethnic Kyrgyz in Afghanistan, improving their standard of living, access to social services and preservation of the ethnic group and their culture.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
number of law, gender and social work department students, and faculty members attended the event. Speaking on the occasion, Human Rights Study Centre director Fayyazur Rehman said that the provincial assemblies were making laws, but the government didn ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
1 week ago
From support systems to the Paralympic legacy, we round up the best comments from our webchat on the cuts, changes and threats to disability arts• Read the webchat in fullThis isn’t a minority issue
We do need to be joined up, yes, but not just disabled artists. This isn’t a minority issu[...]
PolicyMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
1 week ago
Britain treats young minorities with suspicion and jails a higher proportion of black people than the United StatesImagine this: you are sitting on a train, going through notes for a speech. No one sits close to you, other passengers preferring to stand for several stops. You reach your destination.[...]
Health and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
If race relations in Britain look bad now, it’s because we’ve come such a long waySome sobering facts. Black people are six times as likely as white people to be stopped and searched by the police. Those of Asian origin are twice as likely. Last year, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabul[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
ex workers' rights activist and social work student Monica Jones, who's still fighting a U.S. 'manifesting prostitution' charge she considers biased and unconstitutional, has been unable to find reprieve from criminalization by traveling abroad to ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
The first phase of the programme targeted interns who were delivering primary social services such as civil and national registration (Omang), policing, immigration, legal aid, public prosecutions, social services, health and financial services. The programme ...
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General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
itchell said Tuesday that the immigration and social services agencies are working on the issue but it's not yet clear when the issue will be resolved. The Bahamas last month began enforcing tougher new rules on residency and work permits as part of an ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Research suggests faults in NHS records may impact the identification of disease prevalence in different ethnic groupsUp to 40% of people belonging to minorities could have their ethnicity wrongly recorded in their NHS hospital records with potentially profound implications for the analysis of inequ[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
2 weeks ago
ernanda wants to be an elementary school teacher. Hei Blut Htoo sees social work in his future — and his present. He already tutors migrant and English as a Second Language students. He encourages them to practice English, to not be ashamed of speaking ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
s in much of Central Africa, pygmies, traditionally a hunting and gathering people, have been denied access to land and basic social services. Backed by civil society groups, Congo’s Twa have escalated their calls for equal rights, rankling the Bantu.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
ccording to separate documents Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews spent $2619.33 between September 1, 2013 to July 31 this year. Labor MP Pat Conroy, who is chair of Labor's Waste Watch Committee, said it was ironic that the most "secretive minister ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
ccording to Courchane, "These positive stereotypes can negatively impact social services provided, including the need for housing supports." AREAA applauds the study and believes these findings highlight the need for more detailed research into Asian ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
he establishment of the Long Service Gratuity and the Increase in the National Minimum Wage are two of the important initiatives spearheaded by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, Immigration, Labour, Justice and Legal Affairs, the Hon ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks 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 ...
abc13 News -- KTRK Houston and Southeast Texas News via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks 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
4 weeks 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 ...
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Latest Blog

4 weeks 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

9 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[...]
 
13 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[...]
 
21 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[...]
 
42 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[...]
 
49 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[...]