Thai Immigration All Is Local: Forming Policies

A look at policy as a successful immigrant integration role in the receiving community. The receiving community is located in Tennessee, USA. In 2006, the TIRRC (Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition) started a pilot program with two communities. The newcomers were from Kurds (from Northern Iraq), Somalis, and Sudanese and the local native borne population not accustomed to hearing foreign languages or to seeing immigrants in their daily lives. The policy of inclusion rather than isolationism was chosen.(Jones-Correa, 2011)

Direct contact between the newcomers and the local native population over 5 years begin to have results. Through the means of billboards on Tennessee highways, to letters to the editor in local papers, to church bulletin advertisements. This leads to a framework model based on the local and national levels such as nonprofit, civic, religious, philanthropic, business, and government entities as well as elected officials.

Direct contact between the newcomers and the local native population over 5 years begin to have results. Through the means of billboards on Tennessee highways, to letters to the editor in local papers, to church bulletin advertisements. This leads to a framework model based on the local and national levels such as nonprofit, civic, religious, philanthropic, business, and government entities as well as elected officials.

Strategies suggested include four keys. Number one is encouraging local leadership. Number two is fostering contact between immigrants and the native borne. Number three is building partnerships between state and local government and new residents. Finally, reframing the issues to counter misconceptions about immigrants.

Policies recommendation are recommended on a multi-level of government and civil society. First, in the absence of immigration reforms it is essential that the federal government be involved in mitigated immigration. Second, the State and the locale governments should expanded not contract its immigration affairs because it is the only line for local integration. Third, Nongovernmental actors have always been a significant role in providing aid to immigrate community and the local native borne population. Finally, Funders and foundations need to expand their efforts among native populations to provide a more balanced approach.

In conclusion, the framework, the strategies, and policies recommendation lies a point of balance in the time of budget cutbacks. The time for all actors to stay involved is critical not cutting back.

References

Jones-Correa, M. (2011) All Immigration is Local, Center for American Progress

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IMF Chief, You must bail out the banks again

Protection for Greece and other indebted countries was not just a matter of economics, she said: it was also a way to keep countries together that had spent several centuries fighting each other.

Her philosophy is from Plato, “what the Athenians believed – we must try to work in the best interests of everyone in the city.”

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The Warnings of the G20

Prime Minister David Cameron signed his name to a letter also signed by the leaders of Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Mexico and South Korea. The letter warns that recovery will be “difficult”, while there is “limited room for manoeuvre”. The G20 leaders insist an agreement must be reached at the G20’s November summit.

The problem is the letter, not signed by the US or any eurozone state, urges swift action from Washington to put public finances on a sustainable path.

“For the US and many advanced economies the path out of the deep and prolonged recession will be difficult,” warns the letter. “This will impact on growth in emerging markets, and there is more limited room for manoeuvre than in 2009”.
PM David Cameron

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The Kitchen Tables Americans Sit Around…Do you agree…

First table, you deserve it, so much smarter than everyone else.
Second table, not working hard enough…
Third table, just plain lazy…

Discussion: Do you agree?
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Augmented Reality, ASEAN, Udon Thani, Thailand

A short video introducing Augmented Reality.

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Mobile Site Thailand

Blogger for the G20

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This Discussion on Healthcare Continues

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