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Minorities and Immigration News

3 days ago
Research suggests BAME inmates have greater chance of segregation or restraint being used against themBlack and Muslim offenders are more likely to be badly treated in prison, leading to poorer outcomes and mental health concerns, research has found.The Runnymede Trust, a race equality thinktank, an[...]
Housing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
ANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon has questioned the "minimal" increase in the proposed budget of agencies that deliver social services for 2018, compared to those in the infrastructure sector. During the plenary budget hearing ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
For 30 years, specialist BME housing associations have fought for better housing, but we need more money and concerted actionCym D’Souza is chair of BMENational
The government’s racial disparity audit confirms the extent and persistence of racial injustice in Britain, but includes precious l[...]
PolicyHousingHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Tory cuts to mental health services have led to increased use of the act to detain people every year since 2007I can’t help feeling that the review of the Mental Health Act, announced last week by the prime minister, is a bit of a waste of time. Not that the act is unimportant. No one who has had [...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
his deepening sense of interconnectedness tends to inspire moral action and social service, for it deepens empathy and eases the burdens of moral responsibility. It is easier to give back to others when you have reduced your own attachments. Western ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
speaking ... Last month the Social Affairs Ministry told the social service offices in those cities that funding for the staff members helping French immigrants ...
The government says it will stop providing social services in French and around 3,000 French via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ar more federal and state investment in education, jobs, public housing, and social services was needed—paid for with more taxes, if necessary. More racial and ethnic diversity was needed in newsrooms. Better training and accountability measures for ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Data will show that white people are much more likely to own their own homes and have jobs than those from ethnic minoritiesWhite British people are significantly more likely to own their own homes and have jobs than those from ethnic minorities, but are less likely to go to university if they atten[...]
HousingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
What more can I ask for? I’m in my thirties – I have security, money, social services, education. In Syria? You can forget about it,” he says, laughing. “I’m proud to be part of Israel.” Still, he won’t be applying for citizenship anytime ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
lmost half of those immigrants are undocumented. Texas immigrants work in a wide range of jobs, most heavily concentrated in education, health care, construction and social services. Immigrants also power the state economy as job creators, small business ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
valuating the participatory opportunities for service users within social welfare institutions is a pressing issue. In this article, we explore a group of ethnic minority parents' experiences with child welfare services (CWS) in Norway. A strong narrative ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
earn how companies are communicating their stance on social issues in the U.S., such as racial tension, immigration, gender parity and equal pay. D&I management is not just the D&I department’s job. The best performing companies cast a wider net in ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
By 2020, the median white US household will have 86 times more wealth than its black equivalent. But financial inequality is entrenched in the UK, tooPay gaps are part and parcel of what drives inequality – and exposing them serves as a crucial reminder of just how entrenched and harmful they can [...]
Minorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
4 weeks ago
Hurdle that included correct use of tenses and essay structure led to dramatic fall in skilled staff registeringLanguage rules introduced to curb immigration are set to be relaxed after they prevented native English-speaking nurses from working in the NHS.The NHS has a shortage of 40,000 nurses and [...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
4 weeks ago
ut she made a deal with the government when prosecutors said they would take her to a second trial. In Chicago, Odeh was associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
n Chicago, Odeh was associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education. She is widely respected for her work with immigrants, especially Arab women. "Technically she was a terrorist," U.S. District Judge ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
5 weeks ago
The Lammy Review found that juries were consistent in their decision-making, irrespective of the ethnicity of the defendant. Judges are a different story Related: The racial bias in our justice system is creating a social timebomb | David Lammy We are told our criminal justice system is the fairest[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
hey have the potential to make the mayor sweat on issues from police reform to immigrant defense, and they allocate resources to stanch the impact of the Trump administration's cuts on social services. They'll also pick the next Council Speaker in ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
working, willing. They don’t want to get social service benefits sitting at home. They want work. What I’ve learned is that they never quit,” he said.
The Mercury News via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Prosecutions of some black defendants should be dropped or deferred, says Labour MP David Lammy’s report
Prosecutions against some black and minority-ethnic suspects should be deferred or dropped to help tackle the criminal justice system’s bias against them, according to a highly critical re[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
6 weeks ago
nder that effort, the California Department of Social Services awarded $15 million in contracts to more than 60 immigration and legal aid groups for legal training and assistance. The money allowed those groups to help immigrants prepare their DACA and ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
s well as social work support, to those seeking guidance or counsel. HIRC has also established a 24/7 hotline for DACA and undocumented members of the community to call in case of emergency. The University has developed a list of immigration lawyers ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
nder that effort, the California Department of Social Services awarded $15 million in contracts to more than 60 immigration and legal aid groups for legal training and assistance. The money allowed those groups to help immigrants prepare their DACA and ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
ut there is not a shred of evidence from scientific research that the availability of DACA, or any social service, is what attracts immigrants. Overwhelming evidence shows that they come because of family ties and wage and employment differentials between ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
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4 weeks ago
As many of us are aware, President Trump recently made the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program unless Congress passes legislation that protects the nearly 800,000 Dreamers from being deported. The president’s decision to end DACA conflicts with American values[...]
 

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21 weeks ago
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24 weeks ago
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37 weeks ago
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