18 Sept. URGENT! Regularisation for All: No Exceptions, No Discrimination! No One Should be Left Behind!

August 23, 2022
18 Sept. URGENT! Regularisation for All: No Exceptions, No Discrimination! No One Should be Left Behind!

!!! URGENT: Right now, the Canadian government is developing a regularization program! We need mass pressure to ensure no one is excluded NOW!!! March and Dance Party Sunday, September 18th at 2pm Place du Canada (corner of René Lévesque and Peel; Bonaventure Metro) facebook Bring your kids! This is a family-friendly action. We aim to make this action safe and accessible to as many people as possible. Please contact us with your questions and accessibility needs at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com. Please help us get thousands of people out! Invite your friends and organizations, help flyer and poster, spread the word on...

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Month Against Detention

July 18, 2022
Month Against Detention

August 2022: A Month of Action In 2016 the federal government announced plans to build yet another migrant prison in Laval, Quebec. According to the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) this new prison is expected to hold up to 158 migrants at any one time. Originally slated to open in 2021, this new prison, however, has yet to open. Given this delay, there is an urgent need for us to organize against its continued construction. The time to oppose this prison is now! This August, Solidarity Across Borders will be commencing a month of action devoted against this new...

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Status for All … AT LAST!

June 22, 2022
Status for All … AT LAST!

Montreal March for Status for All Sunday, 17 July 2022 2pm at Place Emilie Gamelin (Berri UQAM metro) As the federal government is in the process of developing a regularization programme for undocumented migrants, precarious status migrants and their friends, neighbours and allies will march together to demand a full regularization programme for ALL. images for social media (french, punjabi, arab, english, spanish, creole, tagalog) posters and flyers facebook Please distribute this widely. Invite your friends through facebook. Share the image on social media. Get in touch to help put up posters and hand out flyers. The Federal government...

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Week of action in solidarity with the Rodriguez-Flores family

April 18, 2022
Week of action in solidarity with the Rodriguez-Flores family

Event organized by the Sherbrooke collective Ensemble avec les personnes migrantes contre le racisme.   More than 5 months of waiting, fear, uncertainty and hope. 5 months of staying locked in Plymouth-Trinity United Church to avoid deportation to Mexico. 5 months of hoping to stay alive. 5 months to ensure that the entire Rodriguez-Flores family can stay in their Sherbrooke community. The Sanctuary support team for the Rodriguez-Flores family needs you for the week of solidarity actions from April 18 to 23.   Schedule: Monday 18 April at 10am: Press conference in the presence of the family’s lawyer at...

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Vigil and Collective Mourning in Honour of the Person who Died at the Laval Migrant Prison

February 9, 2022
Vigil and Collective Mourning in Honour of the Person who Died at the Laval Migrant Prison

Borders Kill, CBSA Negligence Kills: Vigil and Collective Mourning in Honour of the Person who Died at the Laval Migrant Prison Sunday February 13, 2022 12:30pm In front of the CBSA Office 1010 Saint Antoine West Metro Bonaventure https://www.facebook.com/events/364411821828342/ With much sadness and rage, on January 30th, we learned that another person died at the Laval migrant prison. We don’t have any information about the person who lost their life or the circumstances of their death- only that they were criminalized for who they were as a migrant. One week before, a family froze to death while crossing the...

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Borders Kill, CBSA Negligence Kills: Statement of Rage and Collective Mourning of the Death at the Laval Immigration Detention Center

February 5, 2022
Borders Kill, CBSA Negligence Kills: Statement of Rage and Collective Mourning of the Death at the Laval Immigration Detention Center

Press Release Last Sunday, January 30th, we were enraged and deeply saddened to learn of yet another death at the Laval immigration detention center. We do not have any information about the person who lost their life while in custody of the Canadian Border Services Agency. All we know is that they were a migrant detained for administrative purposes: ie. for not having papers. This person should never have been detained in the first place, and now they are gone. No one should ever be detained. It’s a shocking death that comes on the heels of another tragedy at...

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Undocumented migrants have a solution to the labor shortage: Status for all

December 1, 2021
Undocumented migrants have a solution to the labor shortage: Status for all

Saturday, December 4, 2021 12 noon, In front of the office of Premier Legault, corner of McGill College and Sherbrooke (métro McGill) For months the media have been talking about a labour crisis in Canada and especially Quebec. We have a very simple solution: Status for all! We, undocumented migrants and other migrants with precarious status – foreign students, refugees, temporary foreign agricultural and domestic workers – live in extreme vulnerability. Many of us are forced to work without a work permit, and work in difficult even dangerous and extremely exploitive conditions. Others cannot work because, without a work...

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