Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees, Second Edition

Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees, Second Edition

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Praise for the first edition: a€œThis book is an optimal tool for instructors and students of graduate classes in social work and related disciplines.a€ -Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health a€œThis book is a major contribution to social workers and their clients as it addresses advocacy on behalf of immigrants and refugees during a social, economic, and political period that restricts immigrantsa€™ rights and service access.a€ -Dr. Diane Drachman, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Social Work a€œThis text is a great tool toward raising awareness of the many issues immigrants face, and helping them find solutions.a€ -Frank Sharry, Executive Director, Americaa€™s Voice The leading textbook on social work with immigrants and refugees, this is the only book to address the intersection of legal, policy, and advocacy issues, in addition to the clinical skills needed to help these populations. This second edition has been updated to reflect key policy changes at the state and federal levels affecting social work with immigrants and refugees. The authors have expanded their coverage of transna tionalism, microaggressions, and public health and community issues, and each chapter features updated case studies on the most critical issues immigrants face today: legal processes, physical and mental health issues, employment difficulties, family conflicts, and more. Key Features: Completely updated to reflect the latest developments in immigration law and policy Includes updated case studies, discussion questions, and abundant reference material Provides the multidisciplinary perspective of lawyers, social workers, clinicians, administrators, and academics Addresses issues specific to elderly immigrants, immigrant children, LGBT immigrants, and victims of international trafficking All-new appendix features sample questions asked at naturalization interviews... lottery are minimal, so are the chances of winning an immigration visa lottery ( U.S. Citizenship aamp; Immigration Services, 2015m). ... Paper entries are no longer accepted. ... Countries that have sent more than 50, 000 immigrants to the United States in the past 5 years may not apply. Therefore, as of 2015, individuals from the following countries cannot apply (U.S. Visas, 2015d): a€c Africa: Nigeria ... All governments have reasons for excluding foreign nationals from entering their borders.

Title:Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees, Second Edition
Author: Fernando Chang-Muy, JD, Elaine P. Congress, DSW
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2015-10-05

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