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Minorities and Immigration News

2 days ago
Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper says current system is inefficient and ‘deeply scarring’ for detainees, and move would bring UK in line with most western countries
Labour is promising to introduce new time limits on the detention of people trapped in the asylum and immigration system in [...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 days ago
Your stories of immigrants (‘I am here to stay...’, G2, 24 March) were sometimes heartwarming, but are they representative? Twelve per cent said they would support immigration controls. That does fit with recent polls of Ukip supporters. Forty-five per cent of them have higher education, includi[...]
EducationMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
Government to ask Human Rights Commission for extra time to come up with a new system to determine fair pay for intellectually disabled workersThe Abbott government is likely to have to ask the Human Rights Commission for extra time to come up with a new system to determine fair wages for thousands [...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationDisabilities
3 days ago
It takes six gun-toting guards and a special bus in order for the wealthier residents of Karachi to see the sights of their own cityDubbed “the world’s most violent megacity”, armed muggings, carjackings and extortion are part of everyday life in Karachi, where political and criminal forces vi[...]
PovertyMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Gentrification is changing London’s East End and LA’s Skid Row – as well as many other city neighbourhoods around the world. Our readers shared thoughts on why it happens, the social impact it has and who might be to blameAround the world, we are seeing cities become more exclusive. A result o[...]
Children and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
Canada’s Conservative government is, ironically, now adopting European and Australian policies that make citizenship harder to get and easier to loseWhen political parties across the world complain about their own country’s “inefficient” way of coping with immigration, they frequently refer [...]
EducationMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
A quarter of Britons think the government should encourage immigrants and their families to leave. That's people like Mehdi Hasan. He argues that while hostility to outsiders may not be a new phenomenon, the so-called immigration debate is now toxically out of control. Anti-immigration sentiment isn[...]
Minorities and Immigration
4 days ago
Were I to have my time again I would have pressed harder to ensure host communities were protected from a large influx of immigrantsHow often over the last few years have you heard politicians or journalists complain that “we never talk about” a certain crucial issue that they care a lot about, [...]
Health and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
The Ritz hotel, the Mini, even M&S might be typically British but we have sons of Switzerland, Turkey and Belarus to thank for them Continue reading...
Minorities and Immigration
4 days ago
Mass immigration has boosted Britain’s economy but cut the earning power of those at the bottomMass immigration increases inequality. This is the unpalatable fact the liberal left in Britain refuses to accept. Markets are imperfect instruments. But it is not necessary to subscribe to free market e[...]
Minorities and Immigration
6 days ago
Research by Institute of Race Relations accuses state institutions of ongoing prejudice and ‘culpable lack of care’More than 500 black and ethnic minority individuals have died in suspicious circumstances while in state detention over the past 24 years, but not a single official has been success[...]
Health and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
With a bystander one of the two men shot dead in Gothenburg, gang violence has made marginalised immigrant communities a matter for national debateAs drinkers watched the final minutes of the Barcelona versus Manchester City football match in the Vår bar in Gothenburg on Wednesday night, all h[...]
EducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Former MP Chris Mullin is loath to admit it but, for reasons of history and geography, Sunderland is likely to continue playing second fiddle to Newcastle for the foreseeable future. Compare their fortunes hereSeveral years ago, passing through Singapore’s Changi airport, en route from a visit to [...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Michael Wardlow on how a rise in racism has made anti-discrimination legislation more vital now than ever in Northern IrelandThere is a badge on Michael Wardlow’s suit that contradicts the image his critics paint of him as someone promoting an anti-Christian, aggressively secularist agenda in Nort[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Brit winner Paloma Faith, who went on anti-Thatcher rallies in her pushchair, has asked Guardian columnist Owen Jones to appear with her on stage. It’s time pop stars stopped being sheepish, says the outspoken singerBackstage at the Brighton Centre, seated alongside Paloma Faith in her dressing ro[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
1 week ago
It’s still there. It’s just harder to spot because it’s more insidiousRacism RIP, reckons Nigel Farage. Bring out the bunting. Antidiscriminatory legislation in the workplace “would probably have been valid” 40 years ago, but “I don’t think it is today”, he says in a documentary to b[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
New immigrants into Québec wanted to practice their faith in a very active, open way, and they began to pressure for changes in Québec society, in schools, social services and recreational facilities," says Behiels. "This enraged many of the old ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
Kid meat, named top UK food trend for 2015, could soon challenge lamb as family favouriteIt’s low in fat, high in good things like protein and iron, and “ethically bulletproof”, according to farmers. Now the Observer Food Monthly team has named goat and kid meat as the hottest trend in food fo[...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ut she will remain free while she appeals the case. Odeh helps run Chicago’s Arab American Action Network, an education and social services agency, and more than 100 supporters filled the courtroom or spilled over into another room to watch a video feed ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
As Downing Street labels Ukip leader as ‘wrong and desperate for attention’, deputy prime minister accuses Farage of instilling fear by confusing the issues
Nigel Farage is guilty of instilling fear in people by conflating various sensitive issues including his warning that some Muslims want [...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Andi is among the minority of injured Syrians to have received treatment for her physical scars – but the crippling emotional wounds remainFor life in a war zone, it appeared to be an unremarkable day. Andi (not her real name) was walking to work at a clothing company in her home town in the north[...]
HealthMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
Ukip leader also says he would get rid of ‘irrelevant’ anti-discrimination laws in interview with former equality commissioner Trevor PhillipsNigel Farage has warned there is rising public concern about immigration partly because people believe there are some Muslims who want to form “a fifth [...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
American leaders have expressed their support for Odeh, asking the judge for leniency in today's sentencing. Last night, a rally and legal fundraiser was held for Odeh at the Arab American National ...
a social services group in Dearborn. Some local Arab via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
Ukip leader also says he would get rid of ‘irrelevant’ anti-discrimination laws in interview with former equality commissioner Trevor PhillipsNigel Farage has warned there is rising public concern about immigration partly because people believe there are some Muslims who want to form “a fifth [...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
The Top Gear host is the Nigel Farage of TV presenters: a hugely privileged figure posing as a man of the peopleJeremy Clarkson, voice of the people/mega-sized tool (delete as appropriate to you, dear reader) has, you might have heard, got himself into a spot of trouble – again! The wee scamp. He[...]
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2 weeks ago
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18 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers applauds President Obama’s decision to issue an executive action that will likely lead to as many as five million previously undocumented immigrants to be able to remain in the United States. This action was very meaningful to immigrant families with chi[...]
 
23 weeks 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[...]
 
27 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[...]
 
35 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[...]