Tag: immigration

Tag: immigration

Needs & Joys of our (Im)migrant* Students, Families & Community Partners
April 27, 2021 LPOC Organization

Join the Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center for a special three-part series followed by a four-part learning community focused on (im)migrant student mental health.

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Supporting Survivors at the Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare
December 10, 2020 LPOC Organization

This webinar will provide information and resources for advocates and child welfare workers. Presenters will share the current research about detention and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for survivors and their children. They will talk about special immigration remedies for survivors under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Trafficking Victims Protection Act. They will discuss guidelines for child welfare to support family reunification when a parent is in detention and share how COVID-19 has affected immigrant families who are involved with child welfare. Finally, presenters will highlight the importance of enhanced safety planning to make sure immigrant survivors know their rights and can access help.

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An Extraordinary Summer of Crises for California’s Farmworkers
September 8, 2020 COVID, COVID, Immigrants, The Latest LPOC Organization

The “essential workers” picking American’s food are facing fires, heat waves, and the pandemic, all at once.

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Meet Dreamer Edgar Velázquez – Navigating Daunting Challenges On Way To Med School
August 27, 2020 Diversity, Immigrants, Students, The Latest LPOC Organization

Edgar Velázquez has taken an unconventional route to medical school.

His story begins in Mexico, where a ruined economy forced his parents to flee their beloved colonial hometown and move to the United States, leaving their children behind.

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Trump Immigration Policies Spark Increased Anxiety and Poorer Sleep for Latino Youth, Study Finds
June 26, 2019 Immigrants, Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Migrants are loaded onto a bus by U.S. Border Patrol agents after being detained when they crossed into the United States from Mexico on June 1, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.

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DAPA Matters | A new report
November 21, 2015 Immigrants, The Latest LPOC Organization

DAPA Matters | A New Report Growing Electorate Affected by Executive Action on Immigration   November 19, 2015 – On the eve of the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s executive action

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