Migrante Canada to intensify fight against `forced migration, commodification of migrants’
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Migrante Canada to intensify fight against `forced migration, commodification of migrants’

Statement on International Migrants Day INTENSIFYING THE FIGHT AGAINST FORCED MIGRATION AND COMMODIFICATION OF MIGRANTS Migrants around the world cannot be blinded by another futile move masquerading as a tool to protect migrant rights and migration around the world. On December 11, 164 states around the world including Canada adopted The Global Compact for a … Continue reading

Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness
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Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness

News Release Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness CANADA – Today, migrant Care Workers in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa raised their voices together to call for permanent resident status on arrival and immediate reforms for migrant Care workers in the country simultaneously launching a report with stories from … Continue reading

Justice 4 Vicky supporters celebrate as CIC grants two-year open work permit to Venancio
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Justice 4 Vicky supporters celebrate as CIC grants two-year open work permit to Venancio

News Release VICKY VENANCIO AND HER SUPPORTERS WELCOME THE POSITIVE NEWS FROM THE MINISTER ALEXANDER’S OFFICE On the evening of July 24 Maria Victoria “Vicky” Venancio received good news from the office of the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Chris Alexander. She will receive a two-year open work permit. This means that she will be … Continue reading

As Filipino Community Mourns Death of Four Compats; Help Underway for Four Killed Filipino Workers
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As Filipino Community Mourns Death of Four Compats; Help Underway for Four Killed Filipino Workers

News Release As Filipino Community Mourns Death of Four Compats Help Underway for Four Killed Filipino Workers   Edmonton, Alberta – The pursuit of a better life punctuated by a tragedy that struck four Filipino workers on Saturday is the common sentiment that is bringing together the Filipino community in this city to help the families … Continue reading

Migrante Canada calls on RP gov’t to respond to charges against cultural attache
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Migrante Canada calls on RP gov’t to respond to charges against cultural attache

News Release STATEMENT ON THE HUMAN TRAFFICKING CHARGES AGAINST PHILIPPINE DIPLOMAT TORONTO – Migrante Canada, a Canada-wide alliance of 19 Filipino migrant and immigrant organizations, is calling on the Philippine government to immediately respond to the charges filed by the Ottawa police against Philippine Cultural Attaché Bueneflor Cruz and her husband Robert Cruz. Bueneflor worked … Continue reading

Migrante Canada: `Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program’
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Migrante Canada: `Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program’

News Release Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program Migrante Canada, the broad alliance of 19 Filipino migrant and immigrant groups in Canada, calls attention on the impact of the moratorium on the migrant workers already working in Canada and those with positive pending applications. On April 24, Minister Kenney of … Continue reading