About Us

Report written by:

Syed Hussan (No One Is Illegal - Toronto)

Report Design & Data Visualization:

Tings Chak (No One Is Illegal - Toronto)


  • Dr. Mai Phan, Data Analyst, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Lesley Wood, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, York University
  • Karin Baqi, Barrister & Solicitor, Immigration Legal Committee of the Law Union of Ontario
  • Macdonald Scott, Immigration Consultant, Carranza LLP


This report was compiled using data obtained from the Canada Borders Services Agency and the Immigration and Refugee Board through the Access to Information and Privacy Protection Act requests.


Read our press release on the report here, and some recent coverage on it in the Toronto Star, and CBC Radio.

About the End Immigration Detention Network

This report has been developed by the End Immigration Detention Network (EIDN). We are a coalition of migrant detainees, family members, and allies that fights against immigration detention and demands justice and dignity for all migrants and prisoners. EIDN consists of members of No One Is Illegal - Toronto and Fuerza-Puwersa Guelph to support 191 migrant detainees in Lindsay, Ontario that initiated protests against prison conditions and endless detentions in September 2013. Visit us at www.endimmigrationdetention.com