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Statement on Proposed Asylum Policy

From Dictionary.com Asylum International  Law a refuge granted an alien by a sovereign state on its own territory. a temporary refuge granted political offenders, especially in a foreign embassy. From the website of U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Every year people come to the United States seeking protection because they have suffered persecution or fear that they will suffer persecution due to:RaceReligionNationalityMembership in a particular social groupPolitical opinion If you are eligible for asylum …
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Case Manager – Trafficked Youth

JOB TITLE: Case Manager – Trafficked Youth PROGRAM: Survivor Support Services SUPERVISOR: Coordinator, Human Trafficking Program WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS: Education: MS/MA in the social work or human services area.Experience: Experience in providing direct human services is required.Experience serving victims of violence and/or trauma is required.Experience in the area of cultural competency …
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Director of Development and Communications

Job Opening – SUMMARY The International Institute of Buffalo is a highly regarded community based nonprofit delivering best practice services that support the safety and success of foreign born residents of WNY. The Institute seeks a dynamic, passionate, capable Development Director who will lead our fundraising efforts and support our advocacy and impact. Institute fundraising …
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Housing Case Manager – Human Trafficking Services

JOB TITLE:  Housing Case Manager – Human Trafficking Services PROGRAM:  Human Trafficking Survivor Support Services SUPERVISOR:  Housing Coordinator WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS:            Education: MS/MSW or combination of experience in social work or human services Experience:  Experience working with survivors of trauma and/or crime, and diverse cultures Additional Requirements:           Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including time …
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Case Manager – Human Trafficking Immigrant Survivors

JOB TITLE: Case Manager – Human Trafficking Immigrant Survivors PROGRAM: Survivor Support Services WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS: Education: MS/MA in the social work or human services area required. Experience: Experience in providing direct human services is required. Experience serving victims of violence and/or trauma is required. Experience in the area of cultural …
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) TO CONDUCT A County-wide Needs Assessment for at Risk and Trafficked Youth The International Institute of Buffalo is currently seeking proposals from qualified agencies interested in conducting a county wide needs assessment to identify the strengths and gaps in services for trafficked youth and youth at risk of being trafficked. Proposers …
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Legislative Leaders Stand with Refugee Resettlement Agencies and Allies in Seeking $4.5 Million in FY 2020 Budget

For Immediate Release: February 26, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT David Dyssegaard Kallik, Deputy Director of FPI 646.284.1240 | ddkallick@fiscalpolicy.org Assemblymembers Sean Ryan, Pat Fahy, and Marianne Buttenschon stood in the Capitol today with all 14 of the refugee resettlement agencies in the New York State Enhanced Services to Refugees Program (NYSESRP), the Fiscal Policy Institute, and …
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Western District of New York Anti-Trafficking Task Force Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Western District of New York Anti-Trafficking Task Force Coordinator WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week QUALIFICATIONS: Education: MS/MA or advanced degree in the social work, criminal justice, or related field REQUIRED Experience: Experience in building community collaborations Experience working with multidisciplinary teams Additional Requirements: Excellent communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills …
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