KEY FEATURES: In-depth discussions of theoretical practices show readers how to engage immigrants and refugees in the most culturally appropriate and relevant manner possible. Coverage of unique topics including practice with survivors of torture, women, LGBTQ immigrants/refugees, and youth provide guiding frameworks and examples for effective practice. Reflective questions and case studies provide substantive examples and exercises of how the chapter theories and concepts can be directly applied in practice. Implications for transnational practice and ethical standards spanning a global professional context are covered in a final chapter. Chapter highlights and summative points help readers review and master the material. A comprehensive appendix offers resources and websites to further inform practice.

Defining Immigrant And Refugee Populations
Unit I defining immigrant and refugee populations

“It is this constant flow of immigrants that helped to make America what it is…. To this day America reaps incredible economic rewards because we remain a magnet for the best and brightest from around the globe. In an increasingly interconnected world, …being an American is not a matter of blood or birth. It’s a matter of faith…. ‘E pluribus unum.’ Out of many, one. That is what has drawn the persecuted and impoverished to our shores. That’s what led the innovators and risk-takers from around the world to take a chance here in the land of opportunity. That’s what has led people to endure untold hardships to reach this place called America.”

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