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Minorities and Immigration News

1 day ago
Your editorial (The rise in net migration shows up the hollowness of government policy, 28 February) is right to bemoan the lack of a coherent, long-term policy on immigration. A key consideration must be the future ability of the government to ensure the country’s food security. Last week the Nat[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
ete Wilson, a Republican, that sought to ban immigrants who are in the country illegally from receiving most social services. There is more upbeat news on the financial front. Chairman Jim Brulte was elected two years ago with a mandate to get the party's ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
We’re required to study the history of social work. It’s a whitewashed history of social work,” the second student, Melissa Beckles, told the campus daily. “I know there’s an impact on the field by minorities and I want to hear about that in ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 days ago
ight reasonably be expected to cause excessive demand on health or social services." Since his son was inadmissible, so was Kim. Kim's mother, brother and sister have long lived in Canada and are Canadian citizens. Kim had no idea his son's autism would ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
3 days ago
We’re required to study the history of social work. It’s a whitewashed history of social work,” the second student, Melissa Beckles, told the campus daily. “I know there’s an impact on the field by minorities and I want to hear about that in ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 days ago
I hoped the makers of a documentary about Derby Road in Southampton would be fair about the area where I grew up. I hoped in vainJust ahead of last night’s Immigration Street on Channel 4, I held my breath hoping that Love Productions – who also brought us Benefits Street – would not do a hatc[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
6 days ago
Prime minister pledges commitment to ‘complete freedom of faith’, but some question his motivesWhen prime minister Narendra Modi took the stage last week at an event honouring Indian Catholic saints, he raised an issue that many – including some in the Obama administration – had long hoped h[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Refuges have insufficient beds to meet demand and specialist domestic services are being closed as responsibilty for vulnerable women and girls is handed over to the private sectorThe road to utopia can only be accessed via a shrinking state: at least, that’s what the Tories want us to swallow. Un[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationDisabilitiesWomens Issues
1 week ago
Simon Danczuk has long been one of Labour’s most maverick backbenchers – but last week it was his wife, Rochdale councillor Karen, making headlines with her revelation that she was sexually abused as a child“I cried last night, I cried with all the stress. I just thought, ‘God, was I ready t[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ormerly known as Lutheran Social Services of New England. After parents apply, children will undergo interviews with US Citizenship and Immigration officers in their homelands to ascertain whether they qualify as refugees — those who fear persecution ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
hile she watches, two other volunteers wearing matching shirts take turns approaching young immigrants after their hearings to offer information about free legal and social services. They call themselves "guardian angels." They say they are protectors of ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
By concentrating on high-level needs, the act is ignoring the crucial importance of low-level support and real community careThe number of people living longer is growing, as are the numbers of those who will need help and support in their 80s and 90s. There is also an increasing expectation that ca[...]
PolicyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
he four members of the executive board for Students for Concealed Carry are half men and women, varied ethnicities and come from majors like criminal justice, psychology and social work. The group does not affiliate with any political party.
General Social WorkEducationMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
The Movement Against Xenophobia has come up with an innovative way to fight back against prejudice. It might not be a game-changer – but it’s a startAmid the sound and fury of the migration debate, we hear much about the silent majority. Wait until the quietly angry voices are raised, we are tol[...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Proportion of young adults not drinking up 40% since 2005 but experts criticise study for failing to show ethnic or religious breakdown of respondents Britain is becoming a nation of teetotallers, with young adults and Londoners leading the way, according to new figures.
More than one in five [...]
HealthMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
is behaviour as Immigration Minister and now as Social Services Minister also – again, not incorrectly – suggests he genuinely doesn’t care about people. He’s also very closely tied to Abbott, which would make a leadership challenge look like a ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
I was always taught that getting admitted to an Ivy is the ultimate goal. But we shouldn’t teach smart kids of color that they have to leave home to be successfulFor most American families, sending a child to an Ivy League school is a pipe dream. Even if you’re lucky enough to win that kind of g[...]
Children and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
They’re offering dinners, bronze statues of Margaret Thatcher and pheasant shooting for Conservative party funds. Exactly what will the donors get in return?Britain’s railways, the NHS, the education secretary’s dignity – is there anything the Tories won’t flog off for a bit of cash? A mor[...]
EducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
2 weeks ago
speaking personnel [for] welfare services in cities where there is a concentration of immigrants from France and Belgium.” Dr. Dov Maimon, a French expert at the Jewish People ...
The proposal would “task the Social Services Ministry with... adding French via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
ocial services or higher ed," said House minority leader Brian King, a Salt Lake City Democrat. And some outside of Utah's State Capitol have questioned lawmakers' budgeting exercise, which was pitched to educators as hypothetical before it was turned ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Mistrust at all levels leading to missed opportunities to improve how mental health issues are dealt with, warns Tavistock Institute
A highly critical official review into mental health issues in immigration removal centres has finally been published a year after it was delivered to the home secr[...]
Health and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
The Baftas’ lack of ethnic minorities and working-class people used at least to play on the organisers’ conscience. Now the ceremony’s taken a step back from thatPimp my award ceremony has been the name of the game for the past few years. These events get bigger and bigger because successful f[...]
Minorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
The armed forces have tried to address how they integrate people from different backgrounds, but the history of discrimination is hard to ignoreHeads up, Muslims – the army needs you! Figures released last week show that fewer than 1% of people in the UK armed forces are Muslim, compared with 4.4%[...]
Minorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
service organization in Corpus Christi, having an intense conversation at one family reunion. They decided they’d both go back to law school. Sarah graduated from Southern ...
Fusion.net via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
funded social services to what he calls “illegals” or “illegal aliens.” He led an effort to eliminate MaineCare for undocumented asylum seekers in his first biennial budget, has ordered towns and ...
LePage has made several attempts to deny taxpayer via Live.com News 
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Latest Blog

14 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

19 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[...]
 
23 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[...]
 
31 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[...]