The Non-Status Women’s Collective of Montreal needs your support!

September 4, 2017
The Non-Status Women’s Collective of Montreal needs your support!

Members of the Non-Status Women’s Collective of Montreal need your support! While we continue to fight for the regularization of all non-status people, some of our members have lost their jobs due to their status and as a result are in situations of emergency, unable to support their children, pay rent, or pay for basic day-to-day survival needs. Meanwhile, other members work very difficult and dangerous jobs at low pay, often below the minimum wage, at irregular hours that keep them in situations of precarity. As a result of these systemic injustices, we reaching out to community members with...

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Community Alert: Montreal is NOT a Sanctuary City

September 3, 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, is issuing this Community Advisory in order to correct the misleading public information concerning the passing of Montreal’s symbolic “Sanctuary City” Declaration on February 20, 2017. We encourage supporters and allies to share this advisory widely. Since Montreal adopted the “Declaration Designating Montreal a Sanctuary City”, we have been contacted by many non-status migrants and their supporters. Some individuals believe they will now be safe on the streets of Montreal...

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Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

September 2, 2017
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 CITY DECLARATION (updated)

August 31, 2017
SOLIDARITY CITY DECLARATION (updated)

For thousands of undocumented immigrants across the country, cities such as Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver are sweatshops. Immigrants and refugees work the most precarious and dangerous jobs. The Canadian economy cannot survive without this super-exploited work force, made particularly vulnerable by their lack of permanent status and...

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

August 4, 2017
(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

June 26, 2017
(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 5, 2017
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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