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Minorities and Immigration News

8 hours ago
e said some immigrants and refugees not only don’t speak English, but do not know how to navigate in a technologically advanced country, which requires the help of not only the school system but social services as well. “It is necessary for the entire ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
19 hours ago
About 35 percent have left, many are still leaving and many are preparing,” said Fedo Bacourt, a Haitian immigrant and history professor who founded the Social Union of Haitian Immigrants (USIH), a group in Sao Paulo that provides social services to ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 day ago
heir purpose, they said, was to save taxpayers money—and stave off the kind of hospitable reputation that, according to Delauter, turned neighboring Montgomery County into a magnet for immigrants who need social services. “It’s a sanctuary county ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
ork and receive social services. “Haitian nationals report that they are leaving Brazil in light of the economic downturn and lack of jobs,” a DHS official said. “We cannot remove folks coming from Brazil to Brazil without the cooperation of the ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
The U.N. interviewed us 15 times, about,” he said. Catholic Social Services Immigration/Refugee Services Director Sonya Sarner explained U.S. and U.N. officials conduct numerous interviews to make sure the stories of each family member is the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 days ago
HS officials said if Haitians, who are in transit, do not want to be repatriated to Haiti, they should return to Brazil, which in the aftermath of the earthquake gave Haitians special residency status for them to live, work and receive social services.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
urrently, we have no way of screening the good guys from the bad guys, and we cannot even afford the social service programs for our own people. I am proud of the fact that America is a nation of immigrants, and I believe that our diverse population ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
ew York has placed city representatives in immigration court to connect the thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America seeking asylum to crucial health, education and other social services. Last year London boroughs provided support to more ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 days ago
rump and Hillary Clinton. The 15 people in attendance discussed the possible effects on social services and industries that employ undocumented workers if policies change. Jones, who is a Venezuelan native and legal resident, described Chambersburg as a ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
based Exodus Refugee Immigration, that help Syrian refugees with medical and social services and job training. The governor had the authority "due to terrorism concerns," Indiana's ...
Pence sought to withhold federal funds for groups, including Indianapolis via Live.com News 
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
an Brewer on April 23, 2010. It contained elements of previous, failed attempts in Arizona at curbing the rights of people in the country illegally, such as a 2004 bill that would have restricted their use of social services. SB 1070 was an omnibus of ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
nd on Wednesday Indiana officials went before a federal appeals court in Chicago to defend Mr. Pence’s outrageous order to block Syrian refugees from settling in Indiana by denying them aid for social services. Exodus Refugee Immigration, a social ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
This week we’re talking about allies: white allies, straight allies, male allies - all the alliesLeah Green and Fred McConnell are joined by the Guardian’s deputy opinion editor, Josepeh Harker, to talk about being an ally to a minority, and how far allies should go.
They discuss the Black L[...]
Minorities and Immigration
1 week ago
More than 30,000 people are held under immigration powers in the UK each year without time limit. Indefinite detention is damaging to mental health, and Home Office policy stipulates that vulnerable people should not be detained. However, many are, and in the last few years there have been five[...]
Health and CareMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
Karen Bradley plans to discuss how press can tackle problem as report reveals major increase in hate crime since EU referendumThe culture secretary, Karen Bradley, has said she will talk to newspaper editors about how they can tackle a rise in hate crime and improve social cohesion.A report released[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
3 weeks ago
Consent rate one of lowest in Europe, with black, Asian and ethnic minority communities of particular concern A record number of organs were donated and transplanted in the UK in 2015-16 but the consent rate is still one of the lowest in Europe, with a worrying shortfall of donors from black or Asia[...]
HealthHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment Policy
3 weeks ago
ueled by overburdened social services and labor unions’ position against immigrants who were far cheaper to employ. Between 1881 and 1924, America experienced the first Great Wave of immigration with an average of 600,000 new arrivals each year.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
he practiced with flash cards and quizzed herself for a month while juggling homework in summer classes at Lourdes University, where she studies social work. During an interview with an immigration officer, applicants must answer correctly six of 10 ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
Scheme will look into how race might affect how people are dealt with in areas such as work, education and the NHSTheresa May has followed up her public comments about social justice when she took office by announcing a wide-ranging plan to monitor and address differences in the way people from vari[...]
EducationHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
rom education to health care, from providing clean water to villages in developing nations to connecting immigrants with social services, each group of sisters is dedicated to finding a societal need and meeting it. But as membership dwindles and times ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
4 weeks ago
Labour peer criticises ‘disgraceful’ prevalence of white men in senior positions after two-year drive to rectify problemThe NHS has been accused of a “disgraceful” failure to use the talents of women and people from ethnic minorities, after research showed they are badly under-represented in[...]
HealthHealth and CareGerontologyMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
5 weeks ago
Your report on the recent findings from the Equalities and Human Rights Commission (Human rights watchdog calls for urgent action on Britain’s “deep-rooted” inequality, 18 August) raises concerns about inequalities across a range of areas including education, jobs, pay and health. Wh[...]
Children and ParentingEducationHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
hereas tweet that ‘we should kick out the immigrants, pronto’ and it won’t just be the filth who swarm round, but social services too, if you have children. It is a strange position we have got ourselves into. Subscribe to The Spectator today for a ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
elping out the truly needy is not the same thing as throwing out the welcome mat with free housing, food and social services for those who show up on our doorstep with no job, no money, no prospects and a lot of baggage. Enabling seemingly healthy young ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
Equality and Human Rights Commission warns UK risks greater social division and racial tensions from ‘systemic unfairness’ Britain can expect widening social divisions and increased racial tensions unless the government takes urgent action to tackle deep-rooted inequalities, the new chair of the[...]
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2 days ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has set five social justice priorities to address over the next year — voting rights, criminal justice reforms, juvenile justice, immigration reform and economic justice and equity. Within this set of social justice priorities are four sub-prioriti[...]
 

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5 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers Wisconsin Chapter is saddened by the violence, disorder and destruction that took place in the Sherman Park neighborhood of Milwaukee. Sherman Park has always been a neighborhood where residents of different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds worked t[...]
 
33 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[...]
 
34 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[...]
 
40 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[...]
 
49 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[...]