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Minorities and Immigration News

14 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
3 days 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 days 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 days 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
1 week 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
2 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
3 weeks ago
A new survey reveals that while the general public are sceptical about the EU’s impact on services, sector leaders see dangers in leaving the unionThe Brexit debate often has much heat and little light. This is as true of the impact of leaving the EU on public services as of the more emotive issue[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
3 weeks ago
ome citizenship cheats have already become citizens; they were sworn in and now enjoy all the privileges and benefits of being Canadian, including access to education, health care and social services. These fraudsters now have the right to vote in ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
he Department of Human Services will have its head count reduced by 810, as about 300 go from both Immigration and Social Services. The Australian Taxation Office will grow by about 580 workers, including through a new multinational tax avoidance project ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
The peer who fled the Nazis, aged six, on Labour’s troubles – and his attempts to make the government accept 3,000 unaccompanied child refugeesThe public support Lord Dubs received when the Labour peer’s amendment to the immigration bill passed through the Lords in March took him by surprise. [...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
oug Ducey. Minority Democrats want more spending on schools and social services, but majority Republicans don't need their votes to pass a budget. "Among other things, it doesn't come anywhere close to the restoring the types of cuts that have been made ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
is support as governor for Proposition 187 — the successful, but ultimately overturned, 1994 ballot initiative to deny health care, public education and other social services to illegal immigrants — is widely seen as having damaged the party’s ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
owever, he said representatives from the Department of Social Services, immigration and defence force officers are present at the safe house explaining that the woman could have made a complaint with an official if she felt mistreated. He suggested the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
he UConn team also included a social work student who was able to do psychological evaluations, especially for immigrants who have endured "severe domestic violence, or gang violence," Cabot said, adding that many people caught at the border are fleeing ...
General Social WorkEducationMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Government defeats immigration bill amendment that would have let 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian minors enter UKThe shadow immigration minister, Keir Starmer, has promised that “the fight will go on” to force the UK to do more to help some of the thousands of unaccompanied child refugees stranded in[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
he states also argued that because federal law requires them to offer the same safety net of social services for those illegally present as they do for those lawfully present, the financial burden that the enforcement of those orders would put upon them ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
ost hospitals now provide translation services for people who are unable to speak in English. Those are a meaningful social service, important for the fair treatment of immigrants, deaf people and others who would be imprisoned in Babel without this ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
fter California voters passed Proposition 187, a 1994 ballot measure that sought to deny social services to immigrants in the country illegally, the number of people applying annually for citizenship jumped from about 500,000 to nearly a million ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
he states also argued that because federal law requires them to offer the same safety net of social services for those illegally present as they do for those lawfully present, the financial burden that the enforcement of those orders would put upon them ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
The head of Fair Education Alliance on being a role model and fighting to close the opportunity gap for black and minority ethnic youngstersLewis Iwu, director of the Fair Education Alliance, which seeks to tackle education inequality and increase social mobility across the UK, says “the truth is,[...]
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Latest Blog

16 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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17 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[...]
 
24 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[...]
 
33 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[...]
 
51 weeks ago
In the past 30 years, the United States has undergone an unprecedented and accelerated growth in the diversity of its population. These changes affect all elements of our society, underscoring the need for an informed and knowledgeable public that can understand, respect, and communicate with people[...]