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« Sunday December 18, 2011 »
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Follow: http://www.facebook.com/NiagaraMigrantHungerStrikers

ACT NOW:

* EMAIL Regional Director Richard.Comerford@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca & CALL HIM at 905-994-6000
* CALL Niagara Detention Centre 905-227-6321.
Demand that the hunger strikers be immediately transferred to Toronto and get access to urgent medical care.

Emergency Public Mtg
Thursday, December 16, 6:30pm
OPIRG Info Shop - 21 King St. (St. Catharines, ON)

Sergio Puerto, Sandro Philippe, Jesus Galban, and Ibrahim Ali Farrah refugee claimants from Latin America and the Caribbean and Southern Africa have been jailed at the Niagara Detention Centre for between 3 to 6 months. Other then 10 minutes a day in a concrete yard - they have been locked up without community support.

Start: Dec/18/2011 - 5:00 pm
End: Dec/18/2011 - 6:30 pm

Migrant Workers Alliance for Change invites you to

Vigil: Celebrate Migrant Workers

http://www.facebook.com/events/302043009829811

5pm, Sunday December 18, 2011
Chinese Railway Workers' Memorial (Map: http://bit.ly/vfFAmk)

Flowers, food, fruits and wine are the markers of the holiday season - grown, packaged, shipped, cooked by migrant workers across this country. As people begin to plan festivities, the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, is calling on migrant workers, undocumented people and their allies to join us at the Chinese Railway Workers` Memorial at 5pm in a vigil of somber reflection and to reiterate the need for immediate, urgent action to ensure justice, dignity and status for all migrants.

We demand:
* A right to landing status be granted upon arrival for migrant workers. They must not be tied to one employer, be required to live in their employer's home, or be subject to further medical examination;

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