Author: Mariposas Sin Fronteras

  • Bond Support for Vanessa and Karla– Two Transgender Detainees in Immigration Custody

    *The Rainbow Defense Fund* Please support! The Rainbow Defense Fund seeks to raise funds for the bond release of LGBTQ detainees in immigration detention centers in Florence, Arizona. Currently, we have two friends that have received a bond, that if they are paid, they can be released! WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT. Vanessa Martinez “Hello, my…

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  • Deadline extended! Bond hearing changed to Monday, Feb 4! $1200 to go!

    Fund raising thermometer to track your fund raising events

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  • Over halfway there! $1400 more needed for Estrellita’s bond!

    Thank you for the amazing support from all over the country and even around the world in supporting Estrellita be released from detention!  We currently need only $1400 more before Thursday, Jan 31st to bond her out that day!  Please continue to donate and spread the word! Please donate online through Paypal or send a…

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  • Queer political prisoner in detention needs your help!

    This holiday season, give the gift of helping an inspiring young political prisoner be freed from the confines of the immigration detention center in Florence, AZ where she is currently held.  Her name is Estrellita and she is seeking help paying her bond, which she expects to be around $3500.  Here is what she writes: “Hola,…

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  • Support Marco be released from detention!

    The following is an excerpt from a letter sent from inside an immigration detention center in Arizona.  Marco has spent 6 years in immigration detention.  Up until this point he has not had the opportunity to be released on bond.  Now, after 6 years, he has finally been cleared for release on bond, but he…

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  • Support Alex’s Bond and her Release from Abusive Immigration Detention Today!

    Alexander is a young, bright and sweet 19 year-old transgender youth from Guatemala. She dreams of living, working, and studying in the United States. Alex has been detained in the Florence Service Processing Center since October 2011. Since Alex is transgender, she is more vulnerable and marginalized at the men’s facility where she is currently…

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