Mexicans United

Solidarity with Mexican Asylum Seekers !

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Invitation to accompany the MUR (Mexicans United for Regularization) caravan to Ottawa to protest the deportation of Mexicans and to demand access to a regularization program When? Tuesday, October 2nd: leaveMontrealat 7:30am, arrive inOttawaat approximately 10:00am. Where? A bus will leave from 1455 Boul. De Maisonneuve West (ConcordiaUniversity) at 7:30am. Suggested contribution of 5-10$, but no one will be refused. Why? Because SEVEN Mexicans are deported fromCanadaevery day, and are faced with conditions of extreme violence upon their return. On October 2nd, we, the members of MUR, will travel to Ottawawith the goal of submitting a petition that demands...

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Call to action in solidarity with non-status Mexicans (February 25)

Call to action in solidarity with non-status Mexicans (February 25)

Mexicans United for Regularization are organizing a demonstration in order to come out of invisibility and to demand justice and dignity. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 at 1pm, at 200 boulevard René Lévesque ouest, Montréal We are a group of Mexicans and allies struggling to obtain regularization of the immigration status of all Mexicans in Quebec. We demand a regularization program that is complete, continuous and open to all the people living in Quebec who do not have legal status (people without permanent residency or Canadian citizenship). Regularization programs have been called amnesties in other countries, but we prefer not to use this term because migrants don’t...

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International Migrants Day with Mexicans United for Regularization

International Migrants Day with Mexicans United for Regularization

SUNDAY, December 18, 2011 Gathering at NOON in front of the IRB 200 boul Réné-Levesque W. (metro place d’armes)   December 18th is International Migrants Day, designated as a global day of action against racism and for the rights of migrants, refugees and displaced persons around the world. Contrary to the spirit of this annual event, Canada systematically violates the rights of migrants. A glaring example of this is the new visa requirement for Mexican nationals enforced in July 2009, and the subsequent deportation of almost all asylum seekers who seek protection in Canada due to the endemic violence...

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