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Immigrants send gifts across borders

August 28, 2016
| This 2004 talk from Maria Jimenez on how immigrants sustain their home communities remains relevant today.
Length: 29:07 minutes (40 MB)

Canada's immigration policies are killing people

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Last week, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale unveiled a $138-million budget for developing "alternatives to [immigration] detention," including $10.5 million dedicated to bettering health services in detention facilities.

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| August 15, 2016

Hamilton's sanctuary city languishes as political will fades

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Two years ago, Hamilton's city council unanimously approved a motion that permitted undocumented migrants access to municipal services without providing immigration documents, turning Hamilton into Canada's second sanctuary city.

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Immigration detainees on hunger strike demand meeting public safety minister

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Sixty-eight immigration detainees in two maximum security prisons in Ontario -- Toronto East Detention Centre in Scarborough and Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay -- began a hunger strike on Monday to demand an end to indefinite detentions in maximum security prisons.

The immigration detainees, all racialized and undocumented men, will not end their hunger strike until they are able to meet with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

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CBSA ends participation in reality television show 'Border Security'

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On Monday, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) agreed to end its participation in the controversial reality television show Border Security: Canada's Front Line, which began airing on the National Geographic Channel in 2012.

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The refugee issue: The clash of two worlds

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One of the worst violations of human rights, along with one of the biggest mass killings of civilians Europe has experienced since the Second World War, is taking place as we speak.

I have spoken to hundreds of refugees and they all have the same horrible stories to share.

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Syrian refugees: A progress report

April 19, 2016
| An interview with Maisie Lo, Director of Immigration Services at WoodGreen Community Services in Toronto.
Length: 08:25 minutes (7.72 MB)
Redeye

CBSA conducting raids on caregivers in B.C. and Yukon

March 16, 2016
| Project Guardian is a Canada Border Services Agency project targeting foreign caregivers in their employers' homes. Advocates say workers are being penalized for leaving exploitative workplaces.
Length: 14:00 minutes (12.82 MB)
Photo: flickr/ Day Donaldson
| March 9, 2016
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