A Break in the Remittance Campaign Comes from the Somalian Hawala Crisis!

ACORN International Remittances

New Orleans   ACORN International’s Remittance Justice Campaign has begun to pick up steam.  A private member’s bill to cap rates has now been introduced in Queen’s Park for the Ontario provincial government.  Similar efforts are being pushed in British Columbia and later this year legislators have committed to introducing measures in Honduras and perhaps …

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Ontario Bill a Big Step Forward for Remittance Justice Campaign

ACORN International Canada Remittances

New Orleans     After a year of stirring the pot in one country after another about the crime of predatory price gouging of migrant and immigrant workers through ACORN International’s Remittance Justice Campaign and our multiple reports exposing these abuses, ACORN Canada has led the way to the next step having secured a sponsor for legislation …

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ACORN International Launches Remittance Justice Campaign

ACORN International Community Organizing International

Phoenix In Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, and Hamilton ACORN International and ACORN Canada joined today to dramatically step up the international campaign to achieve improved access and fair pricing for remittances from immigrant families and their relatives in their home countries. Today in Toronto Kay Bisnah, President of ACORN International, also unveiled an extensive report underpinning …

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