Immigration/Migration

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Clinica Santa Maria

Under supervision, the student may interpret for Spanish speaking patients. The student will also shadow health providers and could assist with WIC or other special projects at the clinic. Last year's student screened and interviewed patient and took their vital statistics. Students can also help patients with financial assistance programs and help arrange specialist care. Assist with a program to promote reading among children.

Ayuda

Ayuda is the District's leading source of multi-lingual legal and social service assistance for low-income Latinos and foreign-born persons in immigration, human trafficking, domestic violence, and family law. In addition to meeting clients' basic needs, Ayuda helps clients set goals to work toward self-sufficiency. Students will be placed with Ayuda's Social Services Department that provides comprehensive case management services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.

Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center

The Children's Program within the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC) is dedicated to providing free legal services to undocumented immigrant children. The student visits shelters and conducts intake interviews with children, usually in Spanish. Additionally they provide legal support through tabulating legal data and researching legal topics for the lawyers at the Center.

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NH Catholic Charities: Office of Immigration and Refugee Services

The Office of Immigration and Refugee Services strives to support the positive acculturation of refugees from Africa, Asia, and the Middle East . The students daily activities may include going on home visits, collecting and delivering clothing, food, and household goods, tutoring, planning and leading enrichment, arts, and recreational activities for children and adults, providing occasional childcare assistance, and assisting families and staff in vegetable garden maintenance.


Centro Tyrone Guzman

Founded in 1974, Centro Tyrone Guzman is the oldest and largest Minneapolis-based multi-service Latine organization. We serve low-income Latines of all ages, from infants to elders. We are located in South Minneapolis, though our services reach Latines across the Twin Cities.

Education, Family Engagement, and Community Engagement are at Centro Tyrone Guzman’s core. We offer a continuum of culturally-responsive, Montessori–influenced programs that educate family members of all ages within the context of holistic well-being.


Catholic Charities Atlanta, Refugee Resettlement Services and Immigration Legal Services

The Refugee Resettlement division of Catholic Charities assists with the reception and placement of families who have fled their home countries due to persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, political opinion, or national origin. Programs include employment services, home management, crisis intervention and health care management.

St. Anthony of Padua

Founded in the 1950s, Saint Anthony is a working-class church in Camden, NJ. The Franciscans arrived in 1993 and Notre Dame alumnus, Fr. Jud Weiksnar, arrived in 2005 as pastor. The SSLP students enter into the life of the parish that includes a wide variety of activities focused on serving the poor, marginalized and immigrant: youth community organizing, Francis House, a ministry for persons with HIV/AIDS, the school summer program, liturgical ministry, social outreach, etc. There are 3 Friars who live at the parish and 3 Franciscan Volunteers who live a few blocks away.


Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Ministries

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Sparta Health Clinic

The Sparta Health Center is a rural family clinic that serves many Spanish-speaking migrant workers. In the summer there is a special focus on migrants who come to the area to harvest the apple and blueberry crops. The student helps as an interpreter for the Spanish-speaking patients and their healthcare providers, provides patient education in the clinic and migrant camps, collaborates with local outreach organizations, and assists with other tasks in the clinic.


Christian Brothers Bonita Spings, Florida

The Christian Brothers of Bonita Springs work with Catholic Charities and St. Leo the Great Parish to provide tutoring, and a summer program to the Latino community. Los Hermanos Cristianos is a day camp for children that emphasizes the reinforcement of academic skills, arts and crafts, recreational activities and field trips. Students teach enrichment classes, provide recreational activities, organize field trips, and mentor the children.


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