Double Punishment

Statement concerning announcement by Minister of Public Safety

Statement concerning announcement by Minister of Public Safety

Media statement. For immediate release. Solidarity Across Borders’ Message for Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety: Stop the detention of migrants; implement a regularization program immediately! (Montreal, August 15, 2016) Solidarity Across Borders, a migrant justice network working directly with detained migrants as well as individuals and families facing removal, learned today of an announcement by Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety responsible for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). His announcement concerns detentions centers in Canada, including the Laval Immigration Detention Center in Quebec. In the words of Noe Arteaga Santos, a member of Solidarity across Borders, “Solidarity...

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(October 10) UNITY MARCH AGAINST DEPORTATIONS / REFUGEES WELCOME!

(October 10) UNITY MARCH AGAINST DEPORTATIONS / REFUGEES WELCOME!

UNITY MARCH AGAINST DEPORTATIONS REFUGEES WELCOME! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2pm Starting Point: Norman Bethune Square (corner of Guy and De Maisonneuve West, métro Guy-Concordia) map: http://bit.ly/1PKJ8VS The conditions of migrants and refugees worldwide have captured public attention. In Europe, the USA, Mexico and elsewhere, we witness a humanitarian disaster. In the Dominican Republic, people of Haitian origin are attacked and threatened with deportation. In Canada, non-status Haitians and Zimbabweans are also facing forced removal. Stop deportations! Welcome all migrants and refugees! Status for All! Join us in large numbers to show your support for this important cause which is...

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Community Statement on possible deportation of thousands of community members to Haiti & Zimbabwe

Community Statement on possible deportation of thousands of community members to Haiti & Zimbabwe

Community & Media Communiqué Please share widely Canadian government announces possible deportation of thousands of community members to Haiti & Zimbabwe Solidarity Across Borders demands full and inclusive regularization of all migrants and an end to deportations Montreal, December 4, 2014 — This past Monday, the Canadian government announced the end of the moratorium on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe, which cruelly exposes at least 3500 people to potential removal in the coming years, if not earlier. Most of these individuals and families live in the Montreal-area. [The original joint Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Citizenship and Immigration...

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Rally and Hearing for Deepan in Montreal!

Rally and Hearing for Deepan in Montreal!

Monday, 13 July, 8am Immigration and Refugee Board, Guy Favreau Complex (200 René Lévesque Blvd.), Montreal https://www.facebook.com/events/128043434196127/ Deepan Budlakoti, our comrade and friend, will be in Montreal to challenge his conditions of release at the Immigration and Refugee Board. Deepan is under a deportation order to India, his parents’ country of birth. He spent months in immigration detention and was released under conditions that limit his freedoms. Because India does not recognize him as a citizen and is refusing his deportation, Deepan is under these conditions indefinitely, with no end in sight.Deepan was born in Ottawa and his Canadian...

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Callout: Stop Deportations! Status for All! (May 2015)

Callout: Stop Deportations! Status for All! (May 2015)

CALLOUT: STOP DEPORTATIONS! STATUS FOR ALL! (Full details about the May 31 demonstration are available HERE.) This year, we march in opposition to growing austerity measures and in solidarity with grassroots resistance efforts in Montreal and across Turtle Island. Over the past few months, sweeping cuts to social services – from health care, housing assistance and employment aid, to social assistance and education, etc. – have been announced, putting the future and accessibility of these services at risk. This neoliberal offensive is taking place not just at the provincial level: the federal government has gutted employment insurance, slashed health...

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(Sunday 4pm) Moratorium lifted on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe: Next community assembly

(Sunday 4pm) Moratorium lifted on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe: Next community assembly

Moratorium lifted on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe: 3500 threatened with possible removal No deportations! Status for All! Next Community Assembly SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 4pm at the Bureau de la communauté haitienne de Montréal 6970 rue Marquette (near métro Fabre) – If you would like to organize to make sure that everyone – without exception – is able to stay in Canada with full status and dignity, you are encouraged to attend this community assembly. – If you are personally affected by the issue of deportations, we strongly encourage you to attend. – Let’s organize together to resist the...

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(Kreyòl) Depi ke yo anonse yo pral leve moratwa sou Ayiti ak Zimbabwe: plis ke 3500 moun riske fè fas pwochennman a depòtasyon

(Kreyòl) Depi ke yo anonse yo pral leve moratwa sou Ayiti ak Zimbabwe: plis ke 3500 moun riske fè fas pwochennman a depòtasyon

Annou kole tèt ansanm nan yon kokennchenn rasanbleman Depi ke yo anonse yo pral leve moratwa sou Ayiti ak Zimbabwe: plis ke 3500 moun riske fè fas pwochennman a depòtasyon Sispann depòtasyon yo! Regilarize sitiyasyon legal tout moun! Samdi 31 janvye, depi 3zè jiska 7tè nan aswè nan Biwo Kominote AyisyÈn nan (BCHM) 6970, rue Marquette (akote metwo Fabre la) Depi ke yo anonse yo pral leve moratwa sou Ayiti ak Zimbabwe: plis ke 3500 moun riske fè fas pwochennman a depòtasyon. Sa vle di ke yo ka resevwa avi gouvènman federal la ki mande pou yo kite peyi...

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(Saturday) Community Assembly: Moratorium on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe lifted

(Saturday) Community Assembly: Moratorium on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe lifted

Community Assembly Moratorium on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe lifted: 3500 threatened with possible removal No deportations! Status for All! Saturday, January 31, 3pm-7pm at the Bureau de la communauté haitienne de Montréal 6970 Rue Marquette (near métro Fabre) – If you would like to organize to make sure that everyone – without exception – is able to stay in Canada with full status and dignity, you are encouraged to attend this community assembly. – If you are personally affected by this issue, we strongly encourage you to attend. Let’s organize together to resist the deportations of members of...

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(Kreyòl) Afich, feyè ak odyo pou reyinyon kominotè nan 31 janvye (kreyòl, franse, angle)

(Kreyòl) Afich, feyè ak odyo pou reyinyon kominotè nan 31 janvye (kreyòl, franse, angle)

odyo (kreyòl) odyo (franse) odyo (angle) afich (kreyòl) afich (franse) afich (angle) feyè (kreyòl) feyè (franse) feyè (angle)  

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(January 11) Carceral Feminism / Ten Months In An Immigration Jail (Month Against Prisons)

(January 11) Carceral Feminism / Ten Months In An Immigration Jail (Month Against Prisons)

No One Is Illegal/Solidarity Across Borders Panel Presentation and Community Discussion part of the Month Against Prisons Sunday, January 11, 2015, 5-7pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia) As part of the Month Against Prisons, members of No One Is Illegal-Montreal and Solidarity Across Borders will present on issues linked to criminalization, detention, incarceration and prisons. Presentations include: – Carceral Feminism: The Failure of Sex Work Prohibition – Ten Months In An Immigration Jail About the presentations and presenters: Robyn Maynard will be presenting on Carceral Feminism: The Failure of Sex Work Prohibition. Robyn is a writer, activist, outreach...

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(December 18) Anti-deportations meeting against removals to Haiti & Zimbabwe

(December 18) Anti-deportations meeting against removals to Haiti & Zimbabwe

The moratorium on deportations to Haiti and Zimbabwe has been lifted: 3500 threatened with possible deportation Meeting to discuss how we can organize together to stop these deportations Thursday, December 18, 6:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 métro Guy-Concordia wheelchair accessible childcare available on-site Solidarity Across Borders Statement on possible deportation of thousands of community members to Haiti & Zimbabwe; read HERE. Info: www.solidarityacrossborders.org solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com 438-933-7654 “Stop the deportations!”

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Support a Montreal woman facing double punishment after more than 20 years in Canada

Support a Montreal woman facing double punishment after more than 20 years in Canada

** Make your donations here! http://igg.me/at/nonaladoublepeine ** Video on double punishment: http://youtu.be/Mt-0PdBIPi8   Dear friends and allies, This week Solidarity Across Borders will be launching a fundraising campaign for a family that is facing the injustices of double punishment. After living in Montreal for more than twenty years, with six kids and two sisters here, the mother of this family was stripped of her permanent residency because she had served time in prison for minor charges. Like others facing double punishment she is being targeted through two unjust systems, the criminal system and the immigration system. (Read more about...

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