What's BOGUS about the Conservative Immigration System?

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 22:00 to Friday, April 13, 2012 - 00:00
Friends Meeting House
60 Lowther Avenue (just 1 block north from St.George Station - Bedford Exit)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 13.1772" N, 79° 23' 54.6396" W
Ontario CA

How the proposed new Refugee Exclusion Act - Bill C-31 - affects our Communities & How to Stop It.

A Community Forum and Call to Action by No One Is Illegal Toronto & the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
Thursday, APRIL 12, 6pm
Friends Meeting House
60 Lowther Avenue (just 1 block north from St.George Station - Bedford Exit).

Facebook: http://on.fb.me/GOgEs4

On February 16th, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney tabled Bill C-31 - an immigration omnibus bill now widely condemned as the Refugee Exclusion Act. An amalgamation of some of the most cruel elements of previous bills, C-31 is a drastic and draconian attack on immigrants that introduces measures that jail refugees, establishes an unjust two-tier asylum system, and ends Permanent Residence in Canada as we know it.

We cannot let this happen.

Join No One Is Illegal - Toronto and The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario for a panel discussion about Bill C-31 and be part of the growing tide of resistance to stop Bill C-31 from becoming law.

Join the fight back!

Speakers TBA. Light refreshments will be served. Child-care Provided.
Space is wheelchair accessible.

 

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