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Minorities and Immigration News

14 hours ago
heir numbers have overwhelmed social services and created a humanitarian crisis. The presidents of Guatemala and Honduras, who were in Washington on Thursday, said changing the U.S. immigration system would be helpful, but insufficient. If the U.S. wants ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
16 hours ago
he political class in Britain rarely highlights the personal cost of outsourcing the most basic social services. The complete privatisation of welfare services is a real possibility, despite G4S and others failing to assist the unemployed after being paid ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
he working group brings together experts in immigration, legal advice, education, social services, medical and mental health services. "All the evidence shows that they [unaccompanied children] are not coming because they think they can get a 'green' card ...
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1 day ago
ister Nancy Crafton, a sprightly nun, runs an assistance center for the county’s large population of poor Hispanic immigrants called El Centro de los Pobres, handing out donations of food and clothing and helping people deal with social service agencies.
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1 day ago
ric Tijerina of the Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, an advocacy organization in Virginia, said he hoped that a social service agency employee was not responsible. “This is a scam being perpetrated from the outside,” Mr. Tijerina said.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 day ago
ric Tijerina of the Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, an advocacy organization in Virginia, said he hoped that a social service agency employee was not responsible. “This is a scam being perpetrated from the outside,” Mr. Tijerina said.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
pointing among U.S. politicians as well as debates in many American communities over the potential impact of young immigrants on schools and a range of social service programs. Texas Governor Rick Perry, a Republican and ...
The situation has led to finger via Live.com News 
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2 days ago
n Michigan, a social service organization's plan to house child immigrants from Central America in the town of Vassar has prompted multiple demonstrations, which have extracted a toll on the community of about 2,600 about 70 miles northwest of Detroit ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
According to the Guatemalan attorney general, 2,030 minors have been deported from the US and Mexico so far this year. The government is struggling to keep track of returnees and provide needed support.
Christian Science Monitor via Google News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
ou can’t pick and choose.” Karen Ferguson, director of the refugee program at Catholic Social Services in Anchorage, where she works with refugees from Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Bhutan and Burma, has a similar take. She will be moving to Haifa in August ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 days ago
early a week after a social service agency announced it needs foster homes for Central American migrant children seeking asylum in the United States, protesters gathered alongside roadways near the government center to draw attention to the immigration ...
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6 days ago
election fight and backed Proposition 187, which prohibited the state from providing health care, public education or other social services to illegal immigrants, a measure that so angered Hispanics it all ...
Pete Wilson, a Republican, faced a difficult re via Live.com News 
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6 days ago
ean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin. Later blossoming into international franchises as members were deported back to their native countries, the "maras" run drugs, extort and are constantly in search of new recruits in ...
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1 week ago
e committed the Archdiocese of Boston to some support to the effort as well. "We do not have Church facilities that are appropriate, but we do have social service agencies in the archdiocese with skilled resources to provide programs of assistance and ...
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1 week ago
Award-winning barrister S Chelvan defends asylum seekers against having to 'prove' their sexualityWhen S Chelvan's name was called out in a room packed with lawyers at last month's Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards, the applause was thunderous. Speaking after accepting the gong for Legal Aid Barri[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
ichigan: Protesters headed to city hall in Vassar in the western part of the state earlier this month to oppose a social service agency's plan to temporarily house 60 immigrant children according to CNN affiliate WNEM. "It's about the American government ...
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1 week ago
Eman Sharobeem says leaving Immigrant Womens Health Service out of human trafficking and slavery talks is a betrayalThe director of the Immigrant Womens Health Service says she feels deceived, attacked and ignored by the commitment of almost $500,000 in federal government funding toward religious a[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
1 week ago
automatic rifles, carried American and Tea Party flags as they marched one mile, from city hall to a social services facility that would shelter the young undocumented immigrants. “We must act,” said Tamyra ...
About 50 demonstrators, two armed with semi via Live.com News 
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1 week ago
ut the majority are actually designed to find ways to integrate undocumented immigrants — funding English language and citizenship classes and providing access to medical care and other social services.
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Cruz accused the president of selling a “social services bill” as a “border security bill.” The only way to solve the crisis, he said, is to stop the lawlessness, begin enforcing immigration laws, and secure the borders. “President Obama's bill doesn't even attempt ...
Daily Signal via Google News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
state programs are stretched to the max. We average Americans know that. So why has this issue been allowed to be turned upside down with our “leader” creating such unsafe conditions ...
social services, schools, and our unsustainably generous welfare via Live.com News 
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2 weeks ago
n Anchorage, that could mean a loss of about $350,000 in federal money unless new funding comes through, said Susan Bomalaski, the head of Catholic Social Services, which oversees the state’s Refugee Assistance & Immigration Services program.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ccording to Nefesh B'Nefesh, 97 percent of its immigrants have remained in Israel, thanks to its support programs and comprehensive social services to more than 38,000 newcomers. The new Israeli citizens will be moving to Beit Shemesh, Givat Shmuel ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
or example, the International Rescue Committee receives refugees at airports, sets up apartments, finds them jobs, helps them register with social services and helps assimilate them into everyday American life. That means 16 hours of class on American ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
A new study in the American Journal of Medicine says we are fat because we move so much less, not because we eat more. But that is no reason to let the food and drink industry off the hookA new analysis of the nation's eating patterns and activity levels from the United States puts the blame for obe[...]
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