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Minorities and Immigration News

11 hours ago
owever, he said representatives from the Department of Social Services, immigration and defence force officers are present at the safe house explaining that the woman could have made a complaint with an official if she felt mistreated. He suggested the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
he UConn team also included a social work student who was able to do psychological evaluations, especially for immigrants who have endured "severe domestic violence, or gang violence," Cabot said, adding that many people caught at the border are fleeing ...
General Social WorkEducationMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
Government defeats immigration bill amendment that would have let 3,000 unaccompanied Syrian minors enter UKThe shadow immigration minister, Keir Starmer, has promised that “the fight will go on” to force the UK to do more to help some of the thousands of unaccompanied child refugees stranded in[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
he states also argued that because federal law requires them to offer the same safety net of social services for those illegally present as they do for those lawfully present, the financial burden that the enforcement of those orders would put upon them ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
ost hospitals now provide translation services for people who are unable to speak in English. Those are a meaningful social service, important for the fair treatment of immigrants, deaf people and others who would be imprisoned in Babel without this ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
fter California voters passed Proposition 187, a 1994 ballot measure that sought to deny social services to immigrants in the country illegally, the number of people applying annually for citizenship jumped from about 500,000 to nearly a million ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
he states also argued that because federal law requires them to offer the same safety net of social services for those illegally present as they do for those lawfully present, the financial burden that the enforcement of those orders would put upon them ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
The head of Fair Education Alliance on being a role model and fighting to close the opportunity gap for black and minority ethnic youngstersLewis Iwu, director of the Fair Education Alliance, which seeks to tackle education inequality and increase social mobility across the UK, says “the truth is,[...]
EducationChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
he social services have become so short staffed that they have had to rope in asylum lawyers to act as legal guardians for the children. Many of these guardians can be looking out for 20 children, and some more than 100. Tobias Klaus of the Federal ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
TUC analysis puts unemployment rate for BAME workers with degrees at 5.9% compared with 2.3% for white counterpartsBlack, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers with degrees are two and half times more likely to be unemployed than their white peers, according the TUC.Using official figures, the TU[...]
EducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
25 minority male paying taxes? No. If you are collecting social service benefits, you are most likely collecting under your parent’s name. So you have a whole pool that to me is being disproportionately affected that is not able to participate i ...
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General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
n 1977, when a minority of people completed high school, let alone went to university, graduates of engineering, education, computer science, social work, veterinary science and agricultural science all had starting salaries above male average weekly ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
I was at our women’s centre reading the Guardian editorial (8 April) when I took a call from a woman charged with brothel-keeping for working with a friend. I asked her how she got into prostitution. “A man came round to cut off the gas and I had to ask if he could wait until I had heated my bab[...]
PovertyChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
2 weeks ago
uch analyses also suggest the merging of labor unions and social movements, and the development of progressive cultural apparatuses such as alternative media, think tanks and social services for those marginalized by race, class and ethnicity. These ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
aryabari remembers her initial experience now, as she helps provide legal and social services to Iranian immigrants and Farsi speakers from other countries including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and India. On April 1, Daryabari launched a new Pars ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
Border staff are crucial to national security amid terror attacks and a migration crisis – yet turnover is high and morale low Barely a day goes by without immigration and border control making headlines. Both are political hot potatoes linked to the threat of terrorism, public safety, jobs, benef[...]
Minorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
o, it could be an invented report from the police. I think the intention is to discourage monks from getting involved in social work,” said Chuon. “It is just to break the spirit of Khmer Kampuchea Krom.” The Khmer Krom are ethnic Khmer with origins ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
sufficiency,” said David MacLean, Portland’s social services director. “We thought we needed to get on our game in terms of tracking individuals and tracking ...
“In either case, we were going to have to be very diligent to move these folks toward self via Live.com News 
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Brief Letters: Anglicised names | Tony Blair | Indian railways | Baking and mathematicsAnglicising your name is not always the best move if you are in business (Letters, 15 March). A friend of mine, now dead, whose family came from Switzerland decided, with the second world war looming, to change th[...]
HousingEducationMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
ocial service agencies often look to place refugee families in communities where they have access to jobs and other support services, even in places that are not traditional magnets for newcomers. "They could pop up in places that maybe even haven't had ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
Deborah Orr is right to voice concern in her report of Oliver James’s psychological theorising and the harm it might do (Oliver James is wrong to blame parents for their children’s mental illness, 12 March). If it is as reported, James would be way out of his domain in considering that psycholog[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental HealthMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
The State deprives Syrian refugees that are already in IN of social services in the hopes that it will deter (voluntary agencies) from resettling other Syrian refugees in the State", she wrote. Pratt ruled Monday on the Exodus Refugee Immigration Inc ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
7 weeks ago
atholic Legal Immigration Network Inc., or CLINIC, similarly joined an amicus brief with more than 325 immigration groups, civil rights, labor and social service organizations in urging the court to uphold the Obama administration's executive actions.
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
7 weeks ago
As the government trumpets its pledge to take more unaccompanied child refugees, it is also removing the support they receive in their late teensThe UK government has announced plans to resettle more children seeking asylum from refugee camps around Syria, and others who have fled unaccompanied to E[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
7 weeks ago
he usual argument against open borders is that waves of immigrants will rush from poor to wealthy countries where they will compete for jobs and increase the demand for social services. But Rojas said those fears are overblown. “There’s almost 100 ...
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12 weeks ago
By Maren Dale, News contributor Social workers are aware of the importance of building cultural awareness in order to work effectively with people from various racial and ethnic groups. However, the need has increased for social workers to dive deeper and develop cultural competence in relation to s[...]
 

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13 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW has updated its “Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice.” The 2015 NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, or NCORED, spent the past year reviewing, revising and seeking public input in updating the document to in[...]
 
19 weeks ago
Social Work Pioneer Frances Perkins in 1911 witnessed the Triangle  Shirtwaist Factory fire, the deadliest industrial disaster in New York City’s history. Most of the 146 people who died were young women who were immigrants or the children of immigrants. “I can’t begin to tell you how disturb[...]
 
28 weeks ago
By Rena Malai and Paul R. Pace, News staff As NASW celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, the NASW Code of Ethics recognizes its 55th year and two NASW committees celebrate 40 years — the National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and the National Committee on Women’s Issues. NASW Cod[...]
 
47 weeks ago
In the past 30 years, the United States has undergone an unprecedented and accelerated growth in the diversity of its population. These changes affect all elements of our society, underscoring the need for an informed and knowledgeable public that can understand, respect, and communicate with people[...]