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Minorities and Immigration News

20 hours ago
OCA has come a long way since it was first launched as the New York Chinatown History Project in 1980, an initiative driven by New York University professor Jack Tchen and Charles Lai, executive director of the nonprofit Immigrant Social Services.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
22 hours ago
here has been a significant drop in crime among young immigrants in Israel, according to a report released Monday by the Yedidim social services organization, which works with children and youth across the country. The report was presented at an ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
22 hours ago
pponents say undocumented workers create unemployment for American workers, drive down wages, put a burden on schools, hospitals and other social services and undermine the system for legal immigration. Arizona voters have supported measures to curb ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 days ago
rmoured police jeeps patrol the main streets of the neighbourhood at all hours and residents have long complained about a lack of social services, minority persecution, and systematic police violence. However, on an evening where supporters of President ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
eople from less wealthy nations in the EU have come to the UK looking for work, leading to concerns that immigrants could take up too many jobs, and deplete social services. Moreover, among those in favor of Brexit, leaving the EU was perceived to reduce ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ata tells us that in the U.S. immigrant workers make up 47 percent of the workforce in health care and social services. And the U.S. Census Bureau tell us that 25 percent of all immigrants—compared to 17 percent of all native workers—were in some type ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Cuts have put pressure on GPs, who have little or no training or access to specialist help to support patients with mental health problemsI work as a GP in a diverse urban practice of over 17,000 patients. We are situated in a relatively deprived part of Bristol with pockets of affluence. We have pa[...]
HealthEducationHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
based policies and discourage the vast inflow of immigrant labour that can cause strains on our social services and cause budgetary problems and spread dreaded ...
Instead, I would have thought that we should pay more, encourage more productivity and merit via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
The language, the culture. There were so few families. We would really struggle: dealing with social services or even shopping and asking about prices. “People had never used toilets, never used telephones,” he continued. “They really had to be ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Our cultural activities provide support, promote understanding and serve as a riposte to the post-referendum attack on the centreAs a British citizen of Polish parents, the Polish Social and Cultural Centre (Posk) – which was daubed with racist graffiti after the referendum result – has played a[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Misty Plowright is the first transgender nominee of a major party for the US House of Representatives – win or lose, she’s changing perceptionsMisty Plowright believes she will live long enough to see people like herself run for public office and only be asked about real election issues: immigra[...]
Health and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
ypically, the locals complain about pressures on jobs, wages, and social services, such as housing, schools and hospitals, and loathe the fact that their elected government can’t control EU immigration due to EU law. To most British, therefore ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
he notes that in some sectors income inequality has increased such as in the fishing industry while in others like social services it has remained the same or even decreased relative to where it was before the crisis. But Andrey Lyushin of Loko Bank ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Socially conservative working-class values were factor in EU referendum, says author of latest official survey of British attitudesThe majority of Britons identify as working class even if they have stereotypically middle-class jobs, holding values that suggest they are more likely to be socially co[...]
PovertyMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
e should take care of our own.” Make no mistake, there is an immigration problem in Britain, as social services become overburdened. And the EU bureaucracy in Brussels has failed badly in handling the euro and refugee crises. But leaving Europe offers ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
e should take care of our own." Make no mistake, there is an immigration problem in Britain, as social services become overburdened. And the EU bureaucracy in Brussels has failed badly in handling the euro and refugee crises. But leaving Europe offers no ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
uch numbers fed public concerns over the impact of immigrants on the country’s National Health System and other social services, as well as jobs. They also fed deep suspicions about government credibility. As the Guardian reported after the stunning ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
e should take care of our own." Make no mistake, there is an immigration problem in Britain, as social services become overburdened. And the EU bureaucracy in Brussels has failed badly in handling the euro and refugee crises. But leaving Europe offers no ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
o one will ask you what your immigration status is. If you are a victim of domestic violence, call the police department and the social service agencies. No one will ask you what your immigration status is. If you are a victim of a crime, call the police ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
mmigration crystallizes this sentiment. Longtime residents complain about the impact of unchecked immigration on schools, health care and social services. Many link immigrants to what they perceive as rising crime and increased competition for jobs.
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
We are disenfranchised – class rifts and racial tensions have silenced our voices. Those leading the remain and leave camps are rich white menThe EU referendum presents us with two choices: to stay in the undemocratic EU and be ruled by a wealthy elite, or to leave and be ruled by the unelected To[...]
EducationMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
he amount of taxes U.S. citizens have to pay for social services benefits, and for educating the children of illegal aliens, matters to Americans in a day when wages, health benefits, and job opportunities are shrinking. The federal government is ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
yan also has a long history of fighting to maintain illegal immigrants’ access to social services paid for by U.S. taxpayers—including Ryan’s efforts in the “crusade” against California’s Proposition 187, a popular ballot initiative that ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
A leave vote could lead to a reduction in healthcare spending, experts warn, and an exodus of social care staff, while disabled people fear for their rightsAlongside the economy and immigration, the NHS has emerged as a key battleground in the EU debate. That is because the leave campaign decided ea[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
6 weeks ago
Survey of 20 countries found use of nitrous oxide on the rise, with the former legal high being most popular in the UKThe biggest study of the use of nitrous oxide, known as laughing gas and often inhaled from balloons, has found it is soaring in many countries including the UK and that a small mino[...]
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24 weeks ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Social workers are aware of the importance of building cultural awareness in order to work effectively with people from various racial and ethnic groups. However, the need has increased for social workers to dive deeper and develop cultural competence in relation to s[...]
 

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25 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW has updated its “Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice.” The 2015 NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, or NCORED, spent the past year reviewing, revising and seeking public input in updating the document to in[...]
 
31 weeks ago
Social Work Pioneer Frances Perkins in 1911 witnessed the Triangle  Shirtwaist Factory fire, the deadliest industrial disaster in New York City’s history. Most of the 146 people who died were young women who were immigrants or the children of immigrants. “I can’t begin to tell you how disturb[...]
 
40 weeks ago
By Rena Malai and Paul R. Pace, News staff As NASW celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the NASW Code of Ethics recognizes its 55th year and two NASW committees celebrate 40 years — the National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and the National Committee on Women’s Issues. NASW Cod[...]