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Minorities and Immigration News

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he Obama administration sent 1,000 undocumented children to Louisiana “without telling us, without telling social services, without telling the schools,” Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday on the “Laura Ingraham Show.” Nassau County on ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
e are also going to start distributing bilingual materials and assistance for both government and social services,” said Council President George Christopher Thomas. “We are going to get more Hispanic and Latino constituents involved in the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
Stephen Varela. Master of Social Work graduate student, University of Southern California. (formerly of Fowler). People are drawn to immigrate to the United States due to the promise of freedom and opportunity. However, the current immigration system in the ...
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3 days ago
Simon Jenkinss patronising dismissal of the recent findings in the report by the social mobility and child poverty commission reflects exactly what the report says: that an elite is running the country and is out of touch with ordinary citizens (Merit is not the be-all and end-all of good leadership[...]
EducationChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
The extraordinary story of Ruzwana Bashir: the Oxford-educated entrepreneur brought up in a British-Pakistani community shares her own story to tear down the wall of silence around the exploitation of Asian girlsIt was with a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes that I read about the horrific case[...]
ChildrenMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
In my state, the Obama administration sent over a thousand children without telling us, without telling social services, without telling the schools," Jindal said on "The Laura Ingraham Show." Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill claim the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 days ago
s for the police and social services and indeed the Labour Party for whom the sensitivities of immigrant groups trumped every other consideration, well, I think we know what to do.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
6 days ago
Several staff described their nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of being thought as racist," Alexis Jay said, a former chief social work advisor to Scottish government. The inquiry team noted fears among council ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
Several staff described their nervousness about identifying the ethnic origins of perpetrators for fear of being thought as racist," Alexis Jay said, a former chief social work advisor to Scottish government. The inquiry team noted fears among council ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
alifornia voters in 1994 passed Proposition 187 that sought to ban immigrants who are in the country illegally from access to social services including health care and education, though it was reversed by the courts. Hispanics have now become a force to ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
sraeli officials and analysts equate Hamas and IS in terms of public executions; oppression of women, gays, and religious minorities; and their combination of wooing the local population through social services and intimidating them through violence.
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
old Guatemalan immigrant applied for help at Mary’s Center, a nonprofit social service organization that, in Sandra’s case, is offering health care. “I feel healthy at this moment, but I need the vaccines, because otherwise I ...
On Monday, the 17 via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
hio state Rep. John Adams, a Republican from Sidney, has countered with legislation to prevent Ohio social service agencies and municipalities from receiving state money if they house illegal immigrants. To deal with the flood of illegal arrivals ...
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2 weeks ago
he plan was proposed by Lutheran Social Services of New York, which would cover the cost of the renovation using federal funds, according to Newsday. A person answering the telephone at the agency declined to speak to the AP. Advocates for immigrants said ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
What's going on is good, but it is not enough. This is a social service and we need to get into social action. The first social action is to declare that they are not immigrants, they are refugees. "I am always reminding people that in order to understand ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
n effect, it is a shadow GOP — one with a gentle emphasis on social services and assimilation over a central party often seen as hostile to immigrants and minorities. “We’ve gone to areas that other conservative organizations don’t typically go ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Laughing gas is legal and relatively low risk, so why are the dealers so circumspect, and local councillors determined to get it off the streets?Londons Brick Lane has been home to many waves of settlers. In the past 300 years, French, Jewish and Irish immigrants have all called it home, its narrow [...]
EducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
bout 70 kids have come to the Sacramento region, according to Susan Bowyer of the Immigration Center for Women and Children in San Francisco, which links the families of border kids to legal and social services. “Most of the border kids here are from ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
3 weeks ago
n effect, it is a shadow GOP — one with a gentle emphasis on social services and assimilation over a central party often seen as hostile to immigrants and minorities. “We’ve gone to areas that other conservative organizations don’t typically go ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Study finds 65% of Britons would welcome more local contactDo you smile at the people next door, pat their cats and dogs, take out their bins or know their names? If so, you are very much in a minority, as British people have been revealed as a reserved lot who don't know their neighbours.According [...]
Minorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
NPR Social service agencies working with migrant children being placed with sponsors around the country are hearing stories of abuse suffered by the minors in their home countries. One Central American ...
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3 weeks ago
JEFFERSON CITY • Officials with the Missouri Department of Social Services say it's possible they are placing undocumented immigrant children in foster care — if the courts send those kids their way. Heather Dolce, department spokeswoman, said the ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
he workshop will be conducted in Spanish and offer information about legal and social services available to immigrants and will help the victims of harassment and threats from landlords or employers defend themselves. CJJC organizers will also guide a ...
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