Undocumented Women Intercept Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on Eve of International Day against Racism: What About Us?

March 21, 2017
Undocumented Women Intercept Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on Eve of International Day against Racism: What About Us?

Montreal, 21 mars 2017 — Federal Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, was intercepted by three non-status women a few days before the International Day Against Racism as he entered Montreal’s Sheraton Hotel to give a speech at an academic conference. The women, active members of the Collective of Non-status Women of Montreal, were there to deliver a message directly to Mr. Hussen about their own vulnerability to exploitation and abuse because of their precarious immigration status. Undocumented people form an oppressed layer of Canadian society, racially defined, who are denied all economic, political and social rights. “My heart was...

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Community Alert: Montreal is NOT a Sanctuary City

March 7, 2017
Community Alert: Montreal is NOT a Sanctuary City

Felhívás! Montreal nem szentélyváros! تحذير للجميع: مونتريال ليست ملاذا للمهاجرين غير الشرعيين Montreal, March 1, 2017 – Solidarity Across Borders, a migrant justice organization based in Montreal, active since 2004,...

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Sanctuary City: Videos from Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference (February 20, 2017)

March 6, 2017
Sanctuary City: Videos from Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference (February 20, 2017)

With the announcement of a limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion to be considered (and eventually passed unanimously) by the City of Montreal this Monday, the migrant justice organization...

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Sanctuary City: Selected Media Articles (February 2017)

March 5, 2017
Sanctuary City: Selected Media Articles (February 2017)

Solidarity Across Borders Press Conference on “Sanctuary City” With the announcement of a limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion to be considered (and eventually passed unanimously) by the City...

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Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (March 30)

March 4, 2017
Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (March 30)

(If you need to get in touch beforehand, please contact us by e-mail at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com.) Thursday, March 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, # 204 (Guy-Concordia metro) map: http://goo.gl/maps/YgaNi  ...

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UPDATED. Call to Action: Undocumented Montrealer Detained by SPVM in Traffic Stop, Faces Deportation from Coderre’s Sanctuary City on Monday

March 3, 2017
UPDATED. Call to Action: Undocumented Montrealer Detained by SPVM in Traffic Stop, Faces Deportation from Coderre’s Sanctuary City on Monday

UPDATE/GOOD NEWS: After the CBSA refused to stop “David’s” deportation, the United Nations stepped in, asking Canada to stop the deportation until the risk is evaluated. Canada has no...

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Press Conference: Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion (February 20)

March 2, 2017
Press Conference: Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s limited and symbolic Sanctuary City motion (February 20)

Media Advisory – For immediate release Press Conference: Community groups speak out on City of Montreal’s potential Sanctuary City motion Montreal, February 19, 2017 — With the announcement of...

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