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Minorities and Immigration News

1 day ago
ind of a social service, and that's where they pull people in at first. Not just immigrants, but the poor and ignored or left behind. And that was really interesting to me because there is some shred of good that obviously gets eaten up by the evil of it ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 day ago
Mayors and leaders of five east London boroughs say the government is hindering the introduction of licensing schemes that can stop exploitation of tenantsOur residents are at the forefront of the housing crisis (G2, 20 February). As east London councils, we are extremely concerned by the actions of[...]
HousingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
he artist, who hails from Mexico City, shifted her painting practice from abstract to portraiture around 2010, while working with Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s Immigrant Movement International, an art project in Queens which provides social services to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Immigration health surcharge, which doctors fear may encourage racial profiling, will increase to £400 a yearCharges paid by temporary migrants to the UK to use the NHS are to double, the government has announced. Ministers said the move would raise around £220m a year for the health service while[...]
Children and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
2 weeks ago
hat good occurs when children, who are American citizens, are, for all practical purposes, orphaned and become dependent on social services? This administration's stand on immigration makes no sense and is not supported by any data. The hateful rhetoric ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
You shouldn't have to fear anything." Minnesota has been a welcoming state for immigrants over the last several decades, thanks in part to its social service programs. The state is home to the largest Somali community in the U.S., roughly 57,000 people ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ICE doesn't have to tell anyone what they're doing," said Bryant Garcia, immigration specialist at La Esperanza, a local social services organization. "None of our families have come to us yet to tell us someone has been detained." Thursday afternoon ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
MPs on Commons health committee raise concerns about duty of confidentialityNHS chiefs have been asked to immediately suspend handing over confidential patient data to the Home Office to track down potential immigration offenders as part of its “hostile environment measures”.
Dr Sarah Wollast[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
3 weeks ago
he says Italians must take precedence over immigrants for access to social services, like the free nursery care she proposes to help boost births, which declined by 100,000 between 2008 and 2016. Meloni’s policies are similar to those of League leader ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
leaning states tend to spend more on education, health care, and various social services than their red counterparts, and tend to have stronger protections for the environment, workers, vulnerable minorities, etc. These differences are ...
Democratic via Live.com News 
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
Police data shows 48% rise in hate crime flagged as race-related and 167% increase in transgender-related hate crimeHundreds of hate crimes have been committed at or near schools and colleges in the last two years, most rooted in race and ethnicity, figures reveal. Data from 29 police forces in Engl[...]
EducationMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
As marijuana arrests disproportionately affect minorities, controversy grows over a term prohibitionists hoped would appeal to xenophobiaIt’s been known as dope, grass, herb, gage, tea, reefer, chronic. But the most familiar name for the dried buds of the cannabis plant, and one of the few older t[...]
Minorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
Recruits from overseas not being paid enough to satisfy immigration rules Seniors doctors from overseas who have been appointed to fill key roles in hospitals around the UK are being blocked from taking up their jobs by the Home Office because their NHS salaries are too low under immigration rules.<[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
4 weeks ago
focused health and social services organization in Ohio. Have something to say about this topic? Use the comments to share your thoughts, and stay ...
Michael Byun is CEO of Asian Services In Action Inc., the largest Asian via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Minority bondholders react angrily to deal conditions tabled by troubled firm’s biggest lender, H/2 Capital PartnersTalks over the future of loss-making Four Seasons Health Care, which looks after 17,000 elderly and vulnerable people, hit a fresh snag after minority bondholders claimed the company[...]
Health and CareGerontologyMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
I was told my dad would come for me, but he never did,” he said. The teenager eventually fell into the hands of the British social services system. Fawaz was granted temporary leave to remain in the country until the age of 18 and was passed from ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
he plan is part of a broader government agenda that includes cutting taxes, reducing benefits for refugees and restricting new immigrants' access to many social services for five years. Mr Kurz's cabinet was sworn in on December 18, two months after his ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
hristensen, the Senate chairman of the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee, is proposing to reinstate a longtime requirement that new legal immigrants wait five years before they could qualify for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
8 weeks ago
e is retiring from Lutheran Social Services in Fargo, the state's lone resettlement agency, at the end of the month. "I would love to travel," said Phan, who is moving to California with his wife to be close to their three grown children and their ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
hen governments struggle to maintain political legitimacy, provide security and deliver economically, then religious and ethnic groups become the alternative suppliers of social services and political action. These alternative actors are good at producing ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
8 weeks ago
hat is why some conservatives have proposed eliminating the minimum wage. To Gregory’s point that unauthorized immigrants use “$116 billion in social services,” as if they are taking something away from the “lesser skilled,” is fiction.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
The policy of deporting EU rough sleepers, now blocked by a high court ruling, is a worrying taste of a callous post-referendum Britain
For the past year and a half the Home Office has been locking up EU citizens en masse, indefinitely and without charge. If this attack on civil liberties has e[...]
HousingPovertyHousing and PovertyMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
risk youth, with an emphasis on unaccompanied immigrants. The services would include medical and mental health support, addiction treatment, counseling and language skills training. Create a ...
Fund $3 million in social services over three years for at via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
9 weeks ago
any Jews perceive donations supporting social service providers and social justice advocates as a way to follow Jewish religious laws, even when their gifts benefit other religious and ethnic communities. I have also seen that over time, Jewish communal ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
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9 weeks ago
Black and male youths are over-represented at every stage of juvenile justice processing. Despite laws passed decades ago to mitigate these disparities, they persist to this day. That racial bias may be a potential cause of the over-representation of minority youths should be of great concern to soc[...]
 

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