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Minorities and Immigration News

2 days ago
income immigrants is in danger of losing the government funding that accounts for more than half of its $4 million budget. And elsewhere, small nonprofits working to ...
a smaller D.C. via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismMinorities and Immigration
3 days ago
That number is lower for people not in detention.) Since 2014, the California Department of Social Services has been sending about $3 million a year to organizations to provide legal help to more than 500 unaccompanied minors facing deportation.
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
4 days ago
n Chicago, Odeh has worked as associate director of the Arab American Action Network, which provides social services and education. She is widely respected for her work with immigrants, especially Arab women. Hatem Abudayyeh, director of the organization ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
5 days ago
embers of L.A. County's Board of Supervisors are headed to Washington D.C. on Monday to advocate for health care, immigrant rights and social services ... the country illegally and proposed cuts to social service departments that could hurt L.A.'s ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
between customers about her social work beginnings. The cuisine at Malee's is comfort food for the vegetarian — an unexpected proclamation since few restaurants are willing to leave out the fish or meat ingredients that form the ...
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General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
1 week ago
oon after this tragedy, I began a “domestic violence court” — a specialized court that aids victims and holds offenders accountable by connecting the justice system with social service agencies. It’s a model that works. But, like everything else ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
Study warns of impact on social mobility as many professions are now inaccessible without prior internship experienceAccess to Britain’s most competitive professions is now governed by the ability to source and fund unpaid internships, according to one of the country’s top thinktanks.A new repor[...]
Minorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
iepkorn added the proposal into the city commission meeting questioning federal monies being used through Lutheran Social Services to settle refugees and immigrants in the Fargo area. Coincidentally, last October, reporters from Breitbart News ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
ree immigration legal services are offered in a network of trusted community organizations and schools and are paired with referrals to relevant social services. Though these programs offer a wealth of information and ideas, Austin must look to its own ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
As if lone parents didn’t already have enough worries, for the first time jobseeker’s allowance cuts will apply to those with pre-school childrenSix months ago the release of I, Daniel Blake divided not just commentators but politicians too. The film showed a benefits system that sets up too man[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingEducationMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
My mother, Sheila Webster, who has died of cancer aged 76, taught British Sign Language (BSL), helping non-English-speaking parents of various ethnic backgrounds to sign with their children. These parents could then sign to adults who had spoken English as a first language and BSL as a second langua[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
2 weeks ago
im Costello has recently stepped down after several years as CEO of World Vision Australia. Frank Brennan is the CEO of Catholic Social Services Australia. John Menadue was secretary of the immigration department during the period of the abandonment of ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
draft executive order circulated in late January floated the idea of targeting immigrants who legally use social services for deportation. It proposed creating standards for “determining whether an alien is deportable ... for having become a public ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
It’s all too easy to blame Brexit for last week’s horrific assault in Croydon (Report, 3 April) that has left a teenage Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker fighting for his life, but problems in this London borough are more longstanding.In July 1992, Ruhullah Aramesh, an Afghan refugee living in the T[...]
Children and ParentingMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
4 weeks ago
NHS review finds high levels of obesity and inactivity in England, with minority eating five portions of fruit and vegetablesOne in four adults in England get less than 30 minutes of exercise a week, with women more likely to be inactive, a report shows.NHS Digital’s annual review of obesity in En[...]
HealthChildrenChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment P
4 weeks ago
Social work has a long history of fighting injustice and social problems. In the era of Trump and Brexit, our advocacy is more important than everOn both sides of the Atlantic, dedicated social workers strive to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities, and fight against social in[...]
Health and CareMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
Residents who know the ugliness of racial politics all too well blame automation, not immigrants, for the destruction and despair that Trump promised to fixGary, Indiana, is dying. It’s a city built around a manufacturing industry mostly gone. The death isn’t complete; there are still a few fact[...]
Minorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
thers draft arrangements for property. The plans must go beyond legal documents, said Luis Zayas, dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin: Kids should know where to find money. They should know who would pick them up.
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
calia had written, "[Arizona's] citizens feel themselves under siege by large numbers of illegal immigrants who invade their property, strain their social services, and even place their lives in jeopardy." Wrote Posner, "But the suggestion that illegal ...
General Social WorkMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
Some great things are happening in our neighborhood.” Cota, the Woman of the Year honoree, was born in Sonora, Mexico and earned a degree in social work at the University of Sonora before immigrating to the United States, according to O’Donnell’s ...
General Social WorkEducationMinorities and ImmigrationWomens Issues
5 weeks ago
he donors, some of whom had already funded liberal causes, cite the country’s political divides, the president’s policies targeting minorities and a proposed federal budget that reduces funding for social services and the arts. But Trump’s support ...
General Social WorkMinorities and Immigration
5 weeks ago
We’re interested in hearing from undocumented migrants and asylum seekers who have had problems with accessing NHS care. Share your experiencesHundreds of pregnant women without legal status are avoiding seeking NHS antenatal care because of growing fears that they will be reported to the Home Off[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
6 weeks ago
arkey spoke to reporters at Chelsea Collaborative, a social services agency that runs community programs including a summer youth employment program, immigrant programs and grants for community groups. Many social services would be cut under Trump's ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
n Thursday afternoon, Ireland’s minister for the diaspora and international development, Joe McHugh, visited one of the sites, the Aisling Irish Community Center in Yonkers, which offers social services, health screenings and other assistance to those ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareMinorities and Immigration
6 weeks ago
urrent front runners to the first round French elections and their party affiliations are: French politics differ in ideology from American politics, as most EU countries have embedded social services such as universal healthcare and education so ...
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12 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) opposes President Donald Trump’s executive order Protection of the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States over concerns the order acts as a de facto ban on Muslim immigrants and was enacted in an inhumane and insensitive manner.[...]
 

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31 weeks 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[...]
 
36 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[...]