Call to Action: Open the Borders

May 8, 2018
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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(May 19) Open the Borders! Refugees Welcome! Stop the Racist Far-Right!

May 7, 2018
(May 19) Open the Borders! Refugees Welcome! Stop the Racist Far-Right!

OPEN THE BORDERS! REFUGEES WELCOME! STOP THE RACIST FAR-RIGHT! All out to the Canada-US Border at Roxham Road! Saturday, May 19, 2018, 11am-5pm At the Canada-US Border, 1 hour south of Montreal. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/WAFsDEgpiBA2– BUSES are leaving from Montreal at 9:30am (sharp); to reserve a space, visit: http://bit.ly/2I5j2mM – Download our POSTERS and FLYERS: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/may-19-open-the-borders-downloads-posters-flyers-banner – If you are driving and can offer a space in your CAR get in touch: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com – We encourage the participation of parents, caregivers and their kids, and we’ll be setting up a KIDS ZONE in a local animal farm with kids activities. – We will have...

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May 19 Open The Borders Downloads (posters, flyers, banner)

May 7, 2018
May 19 Open The Borders Downloads (posters, flyers, banner)

Here are the publicity materials for the Open The Borders mobilization at Roxham Road on May 19, 2018 (right click the links below). For details about the demonstration, click HERE. Affiche Français PDF Poster English PDF Tract/Flyer (Français/Anglais) PDF Bannière Facebook (français) jpg Facebook Banner (English) jpg  

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Solidarity with Lucy Francineth Granados

April 23, 2018
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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Blocked by Community Members, CBSA Cut Fence to Remove Lucy and Deport Her

April 16, 2018
Blocked by Community Members, CBSA Cut Fence to Remove Lucy and Deport Her

Bring Lucy Back; Hold CBSA Accountable On Friday April 13th, to the deep grief and rage of many, Lucy Francineth Granados was deported to Guatemala, accompanied by two CBSA agents and a doctor. She arrived in Guatemala after a long flight, alive but traumatized and unhealed from her violent arrest three weeks earlier. After the federal court refused to stop Lucy’s deportation on Thursday evening and in the face of continued silence from the Minister of Immigration Ahmed Hussen, one last effort was made to stop the deportation. Around 50 people arrived at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre shortly...

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Launch of Blog Rise Up Speak Out

February 24, 2018
Launch of Blog Rise Up Speak Out

www.facebook.com/events/2008680886047165/ Sunday, 4 March at 3pm Atomic Café, 3606 Ontario St. East (Joliette metro) In collaboration with Solidarity Across Borders and the Non Status Women’s Collective, the Rise Up Speak Out Blog committee invites you to the launch of a new blog for undocumented people in Montreal, a space in which people can express themselves with dignity, respect and creativity. The event features music, poetry, live testimony and song by people oppressed by the immigration system. Come one, come all! FREE. Donations are very welcome. Email : levetoietparle@gmail.com

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Community Fundraiser for Marcia

December 14, 2017
Community Fundraiser for Marcia

GIVE THE GIFT OF THE REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH Dear friends and allies, Marcia is an undocumented member of Solidarity Across Borders who lost her vision two years ago due to Quebec’s refusal to give healthcare to undocumented migrants. Montreal Association for the Blind has refused to offer her readaption training (because of her status) and at the moment she is not able to work or get around by herself. Because of her status, she has no access to social assistance or subsidized housing. We are again reaching out to community members to help cover her daily expenses as she...

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