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Solidarity Across Boarders marches for Canada to “Ouvrez les frontières”

Direct download here Justin Trudeau’s Montreal office (529 rue Jarry Est) was the venue for a demonstration under the banner of Solidarity Across Boarders. “Ouvrez les frontières!” chanted attendees as a marching band played and people danced. Hot chocolate was served for all on the chilly Sunday afternoon of December 13th. Amidst the fanfare, the […]

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Caravane at St Remi’s “festival des cultures”, denunciation of the racist exploitation

Photo credit: Ben Powless via Facebook [audio https://ia601500.us.archive.org/8/items/G.MadrigueraMixageFinal/G.%20Madriguera_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio. Saturday 22, an annual festival took place in St Remi, the “Festival des cultures” . On this occasion, Solidarity accross borders and Collectif Justice pour Noe organized a delegation to travel from Montreal to St Remi. Their aim: show solidarity with Noe Arteaga and […]

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Caravane a St Remi, solidarite avec Noe Arteaga et tous les travailleurs migrants.

Photo credit: Ben Powless via Facebook [audio https://ia601501.us.archive.org/26/items/NoeArteagaMixageFinal/No%C3%A9%20Arteaga_mixage%20final.mp3] Click to download audio. Du 21 au 23 aout la ville de Saint Rémi a accueilli la « Fiesta des cultures », un festival organisé par les consulats guatémaltèque et mexicain et FERME, la fondation des entreprises en recrutement de main d’œuvre agricole étrangère. A cette occasion, l’organisation Solidarité sans […]

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Migrant Justice Activists Rally to Bring Home Deported Mexican Teen

[audio https://ia601505.us.archive.org/5/items/SABRallyJune16/SAB%20Rally%20June%2016.mp3] Click here to download this report (Right click, then “save link as”) On his 17th birthday last October, Daniel was separated from his family and deported alone to Mexico by the CBSA. Over the past 8 months, Solidarity Across Borders has been leading the effort to return Daniel to his family and community in Montreal. The campaign […]

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Mobilizing on Mother’s Day to Bring Daniel Home

  Click here to download audio On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 which was Mother’s Day, the Bring Daniel Home committee organized a picnic to celebrate all mothers crossing borders for the sake of their children. The picnic was organized after a mother was separated from her child Daniel, as he was detained and then deported […]

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Migrants Continue to Fight for Access to Public Schools in Quebec

[audio https://ia601504.us.archive.org/29/items/EducationWithoutBordersEllie/Education%20without%20borders%20Ellie.mp3] Click here to download audio Despite formal recommendations from the ombudsman in Nov 2014, Quebec continues to exclude children with precarious immigration status from free access to education. January 30th 2015 was the date given to the Minister of Education to present a plan of action. To this day families of undocumented children continue […]

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Solidarity Across Borders raises money for Ivonne Hernandez

  [audio https://ia902503.us.archive.org/19/items/JusticePourIvonneEdit/justice%20pour%20ivonne%20edit.mp3] Click here to download audio On Saturday May 10, 2014, Solidarity Across Borders organized a brunch to raise money for Ivonne Hernandez, a Mexican immigrant fighting to stay in Canada with her one year-old son. Just like Ivonne, more than half a million people in Canada live without papers today. The fundraiser attracted […]

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Lucia’s case and the Rights of Migrants

On December 20th 2013, Lucia Vega Jimenez killed herself under the detention of the Canadian Border Services Agency in Vancouver BC. Her death, which was kept a secret for over a month, has sparked many questions and political action in the migrant justice community. No One Is Illegal put together a petition with over 7,000 […]