Come learn about the campaign to challenge the Immigration and Refugee Board's (IRB) decision to deport a B.C. man and his family on the basis of his affiliation to a political organization in his country of origin. Jose Figueroa was declared inadmissible to Canada by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Ministry of Public Safety due to his past association with the Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FM...LN), a former opposition organization that is now the governing party of El Salvador.
Supporters of No One Is Illegal -- Toronto hold creative actions as part of the July 24 National Day of Action against Jason Kenney, Minister of Censorship and Deportation.
Canada's Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney continues to set up new discriminatory hurdles for today's immigrants.
Read this and be disgusted:
He filed copious complaints, appealed numerous court decisions - twice to the Supreme Court of Canada - and sought countless adjournments. He spawned a legal cottage industry with a revolving cast of lawyers who argued, among other things, about what and how much lawyers should be paid for their role in his case. Some have compared Imona-Russel to Richard Wills, the former Toronto police officer convicted of murdering his mistress after manipulating the system so that taxpayers paid $1.3 million for his defence.