Latest News for: Immigrant communities


Sky news host Peta Credlin issues lengthy apology to South Sudanese community over Covid comments

The Observer 05 Dec 2021
Sky News host Peta Credlin has issued a four-minute on-air apology for incorrectly linking Melbourne’s South Sudanese community to a 2020 Covid outbreak and other harmful comments ... On the basis of that error, I made various other statements that I accept have caused genuine hurt and offence to South Sudanese community members.

UC, ASUC leaders recommend reforms to Biden administration’s DACA update

The Daily Californian 04 Dec 2021
“As a public institution of higher education, we know the transformational impact education has not just on the individual’s life, but also the lives of their family and community members.” ... Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS ... “Comprehensive immigration reform, an effort that we fully support, is also needed.”.

Chase County High School students receive state Seals of Biliteracy

The North Platte Telegraph 04 Dec 2021
Job Vigil ... In all, 51 Nebraska students received the award ... Lambert said the community and school have embraced Hispanic families who have immigrated to Chase County ... The community as a whole, Lambert said, sees the Hispanic community as a vital part ... We’re proud that we’re a bilingual community and that we appreciate that about each other.” ... .

Breda O’Brien: Suspicion of authority not only cause of vaccine hesitancy

The Irish Times 04 Dec 2021
For example, at the end of October, according to Central Statistics Office figures, vaccination rates stood at 44 per cent among central and eastern European immigrant communities. The younger immigrants from these countries are, the less likely they are to be vaccinated.

Jesus Jara to remain as CCSD superintendent

Las Vegas Review-Journal 04 Dec 2021
“This afternoon I reached an agreement with the majority of the board on the best path forward for the 305,000 students of Clark County, and on Monday, December 6th I’ll return to serving our community as Superintendent ... There are too many children in this community that have been left behind.

Boulder Food Rescue: Helping Eliminate Hunger and Food Waste – by Bicycle

Daily Camera 04 Dec 2021
Moreover, hunger disproportionately affects Black, Indigenous and Latinx communities, people with disabilities, immigrants, seniors, LBGTQ+ people and those with less access to employment opportunities and living wages ... When BFR was established in 2011, the co-founders engaged with community members who were receiving food at a meal in the park.

Gerhard "Gerry" Borstelmann

The Daily Post-Athenian 04 Dec 2021
GerhardGerry”. Borstelmann was born in Queens, N.Y. on Dec. 24, 1942 ... Borstelmann; and nephews, Iram and Will Rivera. Gerry’s life, in his daughter’s eyes, was one of epic proportion. Growing up in Queens to German immigrant parents, his family owned a local delicatessen where they befriended many and thrived in their community ... 3, from 5 to 7 p.m ... ....

Waukegan residents fighting decades of industrial pollution

Dispatch Argus 04 Dec 2021
‘A beautiful community’ ... Now a co-chair of Clean Power Lake County and executive director of Mano a Mano Family Resource Center, a Lake and McHenry county organization that helps immigrant families integrate into their neighborhood, Ortiz has spent her entire career and much of her free time aiding the community ... “It’s a beautiful community.

Vito Fossella say he will sue NYC to block non-citizen vote

New York Post 04 Dec 2021
More On. vito fossella. Democrat Council members get promotions in 3 borough president races. Comeback kid. Fossella wins Staten Island beep race after secret-family scandal. Ex-Rep ... However, he’s said he won’t veto the bill ... This City Council is committed to uplifting our immigrant communities and giving them a voice in our local elections.” ....

Commission offers grants to area nonprofits to observe Immigrant Heritage Month

Daily Camera 03 Dec 2021
The grant supports celebrations that honor the immigrants who have shaped the city and events that facilitate the successful integration of immigrants into the civic, economic and cultural life of the Boulder community.

Lack of trust leads to low vaccine uptake among eastern Europeans

The Irish Times 03 Dec 2021
Healthcare is always difficult with marginalised communities,” says Leach ... The vaccination rate for eastern European-born immigrants is far lower than the figures reached among other immigrant communities, according to research produced by the ESRI’s Pete Lunn ... Vaccine promotion campaigns among migrant communities do work but progress is slow.

Inland Empire Immigrant Youth Collective offers support, training

Redlands Daily Facts 03 Dec 2021
A local organization helps youths in the country illegally grow into leaders who can speak for their communities. Inland Empire Immigrant Youth Collective cultivates a safe place for immigrant youths to meet ... Recently, Inland Empire Immigrant Youth Collective received a grant through the Inland Empire Community Foundation.

Liberians seeking green cards face time crunch. Advocates seek deadline extension

The Philadelphia Tribune 03 Dec 2021
Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, said it has already garnered the number of applicants it expected. But local members of the Liberian community and immigration attorneys say thousands of people could be missing out if the Dec ... A way out of precarious immigration status.

About 500 Afghan refugees have arrived in Nebraska; resettlement agencies swamped

Norfolk Daily News 03 Dec 2021
With more immigrants on the way, how Ebrahim found his American dream. “It’s pretty crazy at the moment,” said Matthew Martin, assistant vice president of community services in Lutheran Family Services’ refugee and immigrant programs ... “The community support has been phenomenal,” Martin said.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid seeks a full-time Community Clinic Attorney

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder 03 Dec 2021
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) is seeking a full-time attorney for its Minneapolis office to staff a community legal clinic focused on the needs of recent immigrants, primarily from East Africa. Source ... .