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Minorities and Immigration News

9 hours 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
3 days 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 days 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 days 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
2 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
2 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[...]
Minorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
The EU has brought our health service doctors and nurses from Europe, minimum standards on employment rights, and health and safety laws to protect workersAs we count down to the EU referendum, there has been rhetoric and scaremongering from both camps on what an exit would mean for our National Hea[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
3 weeks ago
Graham MacIndoe and Susan Stellin’s memoir Chancers chronicles MacIndoe’s recovery from drug addiction, starting with a sentence at Rikers Island in 2010Two years ago, The Guardian published photographs from a series Graham MacIndoe took documenting his heroin addiction – very graphic images o[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
he U.S. Department of State assigns the refugees to Anchorage — the only Alaska city that accepts them — and Catholic Social Services places them and provides services. Historically, the majority of the city's refugees have come from African countries ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
uring the lecture, Shimoyama spoke about how Japan’s Islamic community has grown since the construction of Tokyo Camii, which in its initial form in the 1930s served as an educational and social service center for Tartar immigrants who fled the 1917 ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
We have work to do to reverse the most negative diversity trends in NHS senior leadership and accelerate the pace of change around inclusionIt’s a sad indictment that in 2016, there’s such a paucity of inclusive talent management across the public sector. Skin colour and ethnic background still [...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
4 weeks ago
Last week Amnesty International launched its global policy on sex work alongside new research which documents the severe human rights abuses suffered by sex workers (Amnesty in global programme to decriminalise sex work, theguardian.com, 26 May). Amnesty’s call on states to repeal laws that crimin[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
information,” insists Mrs. Sullivan, a former social services worker and a granddaughter of immigrants from the Philippines and Spain. “We just want to make America the first again.” Ms. Hu, the investor, agrees. “This is the ...
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General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
here are immigration issues that this proposal doesn’t solve, such as border security, chain immigration and the cost of social services. But it would make illegal aliens who want to become successful, independent, and legal U.S. residents finance a ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
roup members said it is important for people to know exactly where to turn for resources, and those in the health or social services fields have to stay abreast of what's out there. On a related note, GRIP has begun compiling a list of services around the ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
he fiercely interactive Baylor School of Social Work; and a nationally ranked law school whose pro bono work benefits everyone from undocumented immigrants working and living in Waco’s shadows to area veterans who sometimes feel left behind by their ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
The Mental Health Taskforce’s plans to overhaul care offer a chance to put race equality back on the agenda Over recent years there has been a growing consensus in mainstream political parties as to how to tackle neglected mental health services and improve the poor outcomes experienced by many se[...]
PolicyHealthHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
6 weeks ago
he report said access to health and social services remains difficult when a person’s sexual orientation or gender diversity is known to, or suspected by, service providers. “This stigma is doubly reinforced for those sexual and gender minority people ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Women hold only 22% of parliamentary seats worldwide, but 260 female MPs at this year’s Women in Parliaments global summit in Jordan want changeThe suspension of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, and the new, all-male, conspicuously white cabinet that will run one of the world’s[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
6 weeks ago
I never think of Chinatown disappearing in Chicago," she said through a translator who works for a Chinese social service agency ... health care and social services, and manufacturing, according to the report. City planners hope to create more job ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
ncontrolled immigration is too high and that has had an impact on social services and the NHS in a way that is unfunded and unprovided for Boris Johnson He suggested that David Cameron and other Remain supporters have been “driven into horrible ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
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Latest Blog

20 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[...]
 

More Blogs

21 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[...]
 
27 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[...]
 
37 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[...]