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Minorities and Immigration News

1 day ago
Theresa Mays reputation seems unfounded as numbers show no improvement in deportations during her Home Office reignThe damning finding that there has been no improvement in the deportation of foreign prisoners strikes at the heart of Theresa Mays reputation as a tough home secretary who gets the job[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 day ago
Communities worried about immigration will be better served by inclusive local integration efforts, not political hard talkAs Ukip continues to bask in its increasing support across the UK, Conservative and Labour politicians are busy seeking ways to counter the Ukip surge. The main focus is immigra[...]
Minorities and Immigration
6 days ago
lthough the study analysis took race into account, cultural and ethnic differences may still have implications for these findings, suggested Susan De Luca, an associate professor of social work at the University of Texas at Austin. Latino teens ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
t’s happening, but we need to remove that stigma,” Tungaraza said. Public servants from the Department of Social Services (DSS) and the office for women inside the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet also faced the inquiry, answering ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
1 week ago
My father, Martyn Grubb, who has died aged 87, was one of England's first worker priests after the second world war although ordained, worker priests did not take a church position but worked in an industrial role. Martyn then made his mark as one of the first race relations officers in the UK, and[...]
EducationChildren and ParentingGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
(How many of them) enjoy Australian social services payments, entitlements and democratic freedoms?” Senator Lambie said. “If you’re going to carry on with that sort of rot, the first thing we should ensure is that they don’t receive any ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
(How many of them) enjoy Australian social services payments, entitlements and democratic freedoms?" Senator Lambie said. "If you're going to carry on with that sort of rot, the first thing we should ensure is that they don't receive any government funds ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
The independent monitoring board report on HMP Wormwood Scrubs is the latest in a series of stark, critical independent monitoring board and HM inspectorate of prisons reports that reveal a prison service buckling under the strain of unprecedented staff and budget cuts (Wormwood Scrubs cuts led to c[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
ays granting “amnesty” to immigrants cannot be an option, though the country needs to undergo a “calm, dispassionate” discussion on what to do with those here illegally “who have not been a drain on our social services.” Says loosening the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ocial service agencies are carrying out these outreach efforts, but the rest of us can take part, too — by volunteering, donating money or writing supportive letters to the editor. By coming to Maine, immigrants become part of our community, and it’s ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ocial service agencies are carrying out these outreach efforts, but the rest of us can take part, too – by volunteering, donating money or writing supportive letters to the editor. By coming to Maine, immigrants become part of our community, and it’s ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
any said they were fleeing an onslaught of drug violence and crime back home. The surge sparked alarm in many border towns, overwhelmed social service agencies and forced the Obama administration to recalibrate its plans for immigration reform.
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
egal Aid and other groups have embedded attorneys and volunteers in an unused room in the courthouse and connected the children and their families with social services from mental health counselors to homeless shelters. Advocates said the caseloads are ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
ne of the things you found was that immigrants tend to move from countries with fewer social services and benefits to those with more. Well, not necessarily. What we find is that people are attracted to economic opportunity, and the countries that have a ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
wo foundations donated money to the Oakland Unified School District in California to help fund a person to connect about 150 unaccompanied students with legal and social services; many didn't have legal representation at immigration hearings. "We feel ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
wo foundations donated money to the Oakland Unified School District in California to help fund a person to connect about 150 unaccompanied students with legal and social services; many didn't have legal representation at immigration hearings. "We feel ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
portion of each calendar sale will be donated to the University Settlement, a nonprofit social service agency in the Lower East Side that helps over 30,000 immigrants and workers every year.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
roups like Lutheran Social Service and Catholic Charities led the way in helping the Hmong find homes, jobs and English language classes, Mr. Allen said, and political leaders like former St. Paul mayor George Latimer openly welcomed the new refugees.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Minorities Are Forced Into Nursing Homes at Greater Rates. Karen D. Lincoln is an associate professor in the University of Southern California School of Social Work and the director of the university's Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work.
New York Times via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
I have taken several university courses on Mexican American history such as Ethnicity and Gender: La Chicana, Intro to Mexican American culture studies, Social Work Practice with Latinos and specifically one called The Mexican American People.
Monitor via Google News 
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
ince 2000 the organization has been responding to the poverty crisis in a variety of ways, serving all Israelis regardless of ethnicity or religious background, through food and social service programs. In Israel, the Jewish holidays are of utmost ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Wells, who is currently consulting with ethnic communities, also dismissed fears over sharia. "Sharia law doesn't operate in Australia and it is not going to operate ...
The Age via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
he International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) is a social services agency with offices in Bridgeport, Stamford and Hartford that provides services for immigrants, refugees, victims of human trafficking, and their families. The Avon Theater Film ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
hree friends from Lawrence, Leavenworth and Kansas City are responding with legal and social work skills to assist families and unaccompanied children in Texas and New Mexico. I admire their dedication in the face of controversy. In her book “A Nun on ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
We are a minority school, so we need to get the status. We are doing genuine social service. We have schools for the underprivileged, where we are providing true service. Also, RTE quota doesn't ensure the right candidates are getting seats. We are ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
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1 week 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[...]
 

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4 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[...]
 
13 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[...]
 
33 weeks ago
Cultural competence is paramount in the social work field. Social workers addressing the needs of persons in specific communities—whether ethnic, sexual, religious or otherwise—must have a working knowledge of the traditions, values and assumptions of members of such communities. Transnational P[...]
 
41 weeks ago
An unprecedented growth in the aging population is expected over the next 40 years, and the minority population of older adults is expected to increase significantly more than that of white older adults. Yet accessing home- and community-based care may be more difficult for minority older adults tha[...]