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May 1st Statement (2012)

NO BOSSES, NO BORDERS, NO DEPORTATIONS! We declare that Migrant Rights are Workers Rights ! Since May 1, 1886 immigrant workers have been on the frontlines of workers struggles, taking direct action to demand justice and equality. This year, the…

Saturday! Spring Gathering & Community Dinner

STATUS FOR ALL! SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012 Dinner starts at 6:30pm Location: Notre Dame des Sept Douleurs Church, 284 de l’Église, Métro de l’Église Food, entertainment, speakers, and more! FREE. Childcare and kids activities on site. Bring your family! Welcome…

Jason Kenney speech disrupted in Montreal

MINISTER OF IMMIGRATION KENNEY DISRUPTED IN MONTREAL Approximately twenty migrant justice activists and allies, including many involved in the militant student movement, entered a hall where Minister of Immigration (aka Minister of Censorship and Deportation) Jason Kenney was scheduled to…

Rally against the Refugee Exclusion Act (Bill C-31)

No to Kenney and his racist “immigration efficiency” Friday, April 20, 11:30am Outside Marriott Hotel, corner of Peel and de la Gauchetière (Bonaventure Metro) On Friday, April 20, federal Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney will be in Montreal…

“Je suis libérée!” – Paola Ortiz Comes Home (April 13 2012, Montreal)

Media coverage HERE.  Paola comes Home! After having been deported by Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) on September 23rd, 2011, Paola Ortiz has finally come home. She returns to her family, her two children, her friends, and her job. In…

Join the ‘NO BORDERS, NO BOSSES, NO DEPORTATIONS!’ bloc

During the demonstration at the “Conservative 2012 Youth Conference” SATURDAY, March 3rd, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Delta Hotel, 777 University Avenue (corner St. Antoine), Montreal More information about the Conservative Conference (including list of guest speakers, such as…

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…

Discussion: Immigration & Housing (February 27)

Housing rights must be respected for all. In a context of shortage of housing and where rents are more expensive, the situation is even more difficult for immigrant people. In addition to suffering the same prejudices as other low-income tenants,…

Film Screening: VOL SPÉCIAL

VOL SPÉCIAL A heart wrenching and chilling observational doc about immigrant “illegals” held in a detention centre and subjected to prison-like conditions without any rights. WHAT: Screening of VOL SPÉCIAL WHEN: Monday, January 30, 7PM WHERE: Room H-110, Concordia University,…

Declaration: Education for All!

Education for All Declaration There are children living in Quebec who do not have access to primary and secondary education, excluded because of their immigration status or the immigration status of their parents. Some are among the large number of…

Paola Ortiz one step closer to coming home

Paola Ortiz accepted by Quebec, asks Canada to return to her children       December 23, 2011, Montreal — Three months after Canada deported Paola Ortiz to Mexico, the mother of two Canadian citizen children has received her selection certificate from…

Stop Jacob’s deportation: No double punishment

SOLIDARITY WITH THE NIYONGABO FAMILY       Thursday, December 22, 2011 JACOB IS SAFE AND SOUND (update) Jacob Niyongabo was deported to Burundi on Tuesday afternoon. In the evening of December 21st, he arrived in the capital city of…