Status for All

Multiple Crossing Sites Marked to Help Migrants Cross from US to Canada

Multiple Crossing Sites Marked to Help Migrants Cross from US to Canada

Refugees Welcome Caravan Wraps Up 3 Days of Outreach in Border Region from Coaticook to Huntingdon 29 June to 1 July 2018 Canada Day Action Signs bearing the words “CROSSING HERE due to (un)Safe Third Country Agreement. Still on unceded indigenous lands” were placed at five different sites along the Canada-US border early morning on Canada Day. Photos: https://bit.ly/2tZJR2I There are multiple sites similar to Roxham Road every few kilometers along Quebec’s border with the United States. In addition to sending a message of support to refugees and migrants who are crossing irregularly from the United States, this action...

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(16 June) Open The Borders! Status For All!

(16 June) Open The Borders! Status For All!

Demonstration and March Saturday, June 16 at 2pm Place de la Gare Jean-Talon (metro Parc) Corner of Hutchison and Ogilvy Family friendly! Bring your kids. We will marching in the neighborhood of Parc-Extension Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1804751619671476/ Join us for the annual Status For All demonstration, organized by Solidarity Across Borders and friends. Since 2004, we have marched annually in the streets of Montreal. This year, we will be marching in Parc-Extension, building on previous migrant justice mobilizations. Our main demands are an end to deportations, detentions and double punishment, and support for a full, comprehensive and ongoing regularization program...

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Call to Action: Open the Borders

Call to Action: Open the Borders

In the past year, tens of thousands of people have entered Canada from the US on foot, seeking a safe haven. Every day more people are arriving. This phenomenon is often referred to Trump, but it must be understood in the global context: worldwide, more than 21 million people have been forced to leave their homes because of wars, political oppression, military violence, extractivism, climate change, etc. – conditions created by imperialist states like Canada and the United States. Although directly involved in the economic and social devastation in countries throughout the Middle East, Latin America, Caribbean, Africa, and...

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Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

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, inclusive and ongoing regularization program that is both equitable and accessible to ALL persons living without legal immigration status in Canada (non-status). Any such program must not be contingent upon a person’s participation in the labour force, nor should it exclude particular groups such as the poor, unwaged, unemployed and those who have ever accessed any government assistance. Likewise, it should not be limited to any group, such as members...

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Solidarity with Lucy Francineth Granados

Solidarity with Lucy Francineth Granados

BRING LUCY BACK! Montreal Community Organizer for the rights of undocumented women and workers, LUCY FRANCINETH GRANADOS arrested, detained and deported on April 13th, 2018! —> Actions and Updates —> Media Coverage —> Press Releases —> Chronology —> Excerpts from human rights complaint –> Campaign Bring Lucy Back At 6am on March 20th, CBSA entered the home of Lucy Francineth Granados, a member of the Non Status Women’s Collective and ATTAP (Temporary Workers Association), and violently arrested her, injuring her arm. She was detained at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre pending deportation. CONTEXT After being threatened by the maras...

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Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border: Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! (September 30)

Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border: Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! (September 30)

Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border Saturday, September 30, 10am – 5pm At the Lacolle Border Crossing, south of Montreal (map: https://goo.gl/maps/W8s3rTtGPC72) Please consult www.solidarityacrossborders.org regularly for updates. A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee of Solidarity Across Borders. We encourage organizations to endorse and share this callout, and to mobilize their communities and contacts. Get in touch if you can support this mobilization. Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/116071909106377 DOWNLOADS (posters and flyers): www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/downloads-september-30 UPDATE: Deadline for bus reservations extended until 10pm tonite (Friday, September 29)! Due to the number of reservations we’ve received,...

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(Sunday, 12pm, Olympic Stadium) Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees

(Sunday, 12pm, Olympic Stadium) Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees

Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 12pm sharp Montreal Olympic Stadium – 4545 Avenue Pierre-de Coubertin – Go to Gate “D” (métro Pie-IX or métro Viau) Please arrive on time! We will be demonstrating until at least 3pm. Bring your signs and banners in support of migrants and open borders. A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee and Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders and the Non-Status Haitian Action Committee, with the support of the Collectif de Résistance Antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM), the Resist Trump and the Far Right...

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(July 1st) Refugees Welcome! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border

(July 1st) Refugees Welcome! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border

OPEN THE BORDERS! REFUGEES WELCOME! STOP RACIST INTIMIDATION OF MIGRANTS! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border. In support of refugees & against anti-immigrant racists. SATURDAY, JULY 1st, 9am-3pm (vehicles leave from Montreal at 8am sharp) At the Roxham Road Crossing near Hemmingford. Roxham Road, south of Chemin Fisher. (About 50 minutes south of Montreal). Map: http://bit.ly/2saPbxj Vehicles will leave from Montreal; rendez-vous at 8am (sharp!) If you would like to attend this demonstration with our vehicles, please reserve a spot before 8pm on Thursday, June 29. Reserve by e-mail at: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com An appeal by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee of...

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June 18: Open the borders! Status for All! March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees

June 18: Open the borders! Status for All! March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees

OPEN THE BORDERS! STATUS FOR ALL! SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017 March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees 2pm: GATHERING / STARTING POINT Nelson Mandela Park (Plamondon metro) Victoria Avenue, between Vézina and Barclay We will march through the neighborhood of Côte-des-Neiges. Following tradition, this march is family friendly! Kids of all ages are welcome. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. www.solidarityacrossborders.org Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1841226389534614/ —– Join us for the annual Status For All demonstration, organized by Solidarity Across Borders and friends. Since 2004, we have marched annually in the streets of Montreal. This year,...

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Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (May 28)

Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (May 28)

Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair on Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11am-5pm Room #125, CÉDA, 2515 rue Delisle info: www.anarchistbookfair.ca Free. Welcome to all. Accessible to people using wheelchairs. Childcare and Kids activities on-site. Whisper Translation (English, French, Spanish) Schedule-in-brief: 11am: Building A Solidarity City Together! (Mylène & Jaggi) 1pm: No Wall They Can Build: Confronting the US-Mexico Border Wall (Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa) 3pm: Trouble #3: Refugees Welcome (sub.Media) Organized by the Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders. ——- 11am-1pm: Building A Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! Workshop & Discussion (FR) Room #125, CÉDA,...

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Building A Solidarity City Together! A Teach-In & Conference (May 20)

Building A Solidarity City Together! A Teach-In & Conference (May 20)

Building A Solidarity City Together! A Teach-In & Conference Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:30am to 5pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Wheelchair accessible. Childcare on-site. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Pre-registration is encouraged: http://bit.ly/2pJO6OP For full workshop descriptions visit: http://bit.ly/SolidarityCityWorkshops Confirmed workshop and discussion topics include: a) Education For All (Collectif éducation sans frontières) – 10:45am b) Health Care For All (Health Care For All Committee) – 10:45am c) Open the Borders: Cross-Border Solidarity from Canada-US to US-Mexico – 10:45am d) Non-Collaboration with the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) – 1:30pm e) Access for All:...

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Building a Solidarity City Conference: Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

Building a Solidarity City Conference: Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

SCHEDULE – SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 All events at 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor Conference info: http://bit.ly/SolidarityCityMay20 Pre-registration is encouraged (but not required): http://bit.ly/2pJO6OP – 10am-10:45am: Opening Plenary: Building a Real Sanctuary/Solidarity City Together, with presentations – Room H-763 – 10:45am-12:30pm: 1st series of Workshops & Discussions (full descriptions below) a) Education for All! (Collectif éducation sans frontières) – Room H-763 b) Between the individual and the collective: What are the actions and resources to act? (Health Care For All Committee) – Room H-767 c) Open the Borders: Cross-Border Solidarity from...

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