Call for Solidarity with Sheila

Woman facing deportation ‘had to choose between her children’s safety and her own’Mother scheduled to be deported without her children on 30 August

Sheila is a 27-year old mother of two girls, ages 8 and 5, who has lived in Montreal since 2005. She is scheduled to be deported to Mexico on August 30th, her younger daughter’s 6th birthday. An administrative stay request has already been refused; the Federal Court will hear her case on August 26th.

Read Gazette interview with Sheila here

Sheila is calling for support in the coming week to help stop her deportation:

–> Come show your support for Sheila and her family at a Press Conference:
Sunday, 24 August at 1pm
Immigrant Workers Centre, 4755 Van Horne, #110 (Plamondon Metro)

–> Join a support rally and if you can stick around to show your solidarity in her court hearing:
Tuesday, 26 August at 8:30am
Federal Court, 30 McGill Street (Square Victoria Metro)

–> More background & request for letters, click here

Read personal statement by Sheila