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Education NOT Deportation - Students, Staff & Faculty Rally to Defend U of R Students Facing Deportation

by Rebecca Granovsky-Larsen

University of Regina Teach-In to prevent the deportion of students Ihuoma Amadi and Victoria Ordu to Nigeria - Oct. 22.
Students tweeted to the Minister of Immigration and Deportations @KenneyJason and Minister of CBSA harrassment: @ToewsVic their #honestmistake arguing for #NoSKDeportation - and followed @NoSKDeportation
Immigration Consultant Kay Adebogun tells the crowd that deporting students for working two weeks at Walmart will set a precedent at the university.
Adebogun at a rally outside of government offices to support University of Regina Nigerian International students who have taken sanctuary in a Regina church since June to avoid arrest and deportation for the 'crime' of working two weeks at Walmart.
Fellow students, staff, faculty and community members rally against the Canada-wide warrant for their arrest and deportation order against Victoria and Ihuoma.
University of Regina faculty against deportations.
Passing cars honked their approval at the protest.
As news of the impending deportations gains national prominence, a follow-up campus action and Ottawa rally are being planned for Oct. 29.

Photo Essay - Regina Actions to Halt the Deportations of Ihuoma Amadi and Victoria Ordu.

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