Solidarity Across Borders launches videos to help undocumented migrants survive encounters with the SPVM

September 6, 2018
Solidarity Across Borders launches videos to help undocumented migrants survive encounters with the SPVM

These two short videos are aimed at making the undocumented members of our communities safer in their interactions with Montreal police (SPVM). By undocumented, we mean people who have stayed after being ordered to leave Canada, overstayed a visa, etc. Despite Montreal’s Sanctuary City declaration, undocumented community members continue to be at risk if they come into contact with Montreal police. Montreal police can hand undocumented migrants over to the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), which is responsible for detaining and deporting migrants. In our short videos, we have drawn on true experiences to construct two scenarios to help...

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CBSA Offices Shut Down by Migrant Justice Activists in honour of Mr. Bolante Idowu Alo and our Deported Friends and Neighbours

August 30, 2018
CBSA Offices Shut Down by Migrant Justice Activists in honour of Mr. Bolante Idowu Alo and our Deported Friends and Neighbours

Montreal CBSA offices were shut down this morning in honour of Mr. Bolante Idowu Alo and of our friends, family members and neighbours who have been deported. Migrant justice...

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30 August. Public Mourning for Bolante Idowu Alo and to honour all migrants fighting for their lives and dignity

August 24, 2018
30 August. Public Mourning for Bolante Idowu Alo and to honour all migrants fighting for their lives and dignity

Public Mourning for Mr. Bolante Idowu Alo and to honour all migrants who fight for their lives and dignity against the injustice of the Canadian immigration system No to...

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Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (27 September)

August 23, 2018
Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (27 September)

(If you need to get in touch beforehand, please contact us by e-mail at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com.) Thursday, 27 September, 6:30pm-8:30pm 7110 Avenue de l’Épée (métro Parc) * if you are...

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Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

August 21, 2018
Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada DRAFTED AT THE STATUS CONFERENCE, TORONTO, NOVEMBER 2004 Supported and endorsed by Solidarity Across Borders Principle 1: We need a comprehensive, transparent,...

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SOLIDARITY CITY DECLARATION (updated)

August 20, 2018
SOLIDARITY CITY DECLARATION (updated)

[We encourage Montreal-area organizations and groups to discuss and collectively sign this declaration. If your organization would like to endorse this declaration, get in touch. If you would like...

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Bring Lucy Back! The campaign to support Lucy Granados continues!

August 19, 2018
Bring Lucy Back! The campaign to support Lucy Granados continues!

Renewed support is needed for Lucy Granados, the Montreal community member and organizer for the rights of undocumented migrants who was violently arrested on March 20th and deported on...

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