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  • Casa Mariposa 2022: Highlights // Destacados

    Casa Mariposa 2022: Highlights // Destacados

    End of Year Casa Mariposa report Informe fin de año de Casa Mariposa compiled by T.C. Tolbert // compilado por T.C. Tolbert English Version(Versión española abajo) We have had over 110 individual volunteers contribute over 1000 volunteer hours at Casa Mariposa since March 2022!  Major accomplishments include: In terms of front house:  Other activities: Versión […]

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  • Protest in July

    Protest in July

    Mariposas Sin Fronteras with Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement: Local trans rights organization marches Downtown Tucson Stages rally and march at library, Immigration Court as Pride Month ends By: Anne SimmonsPosted at 3:31 PM, Jul 01, 2022and last updated 3:31 PM, Jul 01, 2022 TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN — Leaders of the local transgender organization Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement organized […]

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  • We’re Back! /// Hemos Regresado!

    November 2020 Update Over the past year, the Mariposas team has been in a process of organizational restructuring and developing a strategic plan for the sustainability and future of the organization. We have and will continue to do the work. We are continuing to lead critical advocacy initiatives and provide direct support for LGBTQI migrants […]

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  • Ayuda a Mariposas Asegurar un Deposito Para su Propia Casa!

    Queridxs amigxs, Les invitamos a unirse con nosotros para apoyar a Mariposas Sin Fronteras, una organización local de personas queer y trans que apoya a personas LGBTQIJ+ afectadas por el sistema de detención de inmigrantes. Por cerca de seis años, Mariposas Sin Fronteras ha trabajado para poner fin a la detención de personas LGBTQIJ+. Hemos […]

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  • Free Irving! Liberen a Irving!

    GoFundMe suspended our campaign! So please donate to our pay pal! Thank you! GoFundMe suspendio nuestra campaña! Por favor donen al pay pal! Gracias! https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=MARLY3CPY3FQ4 Help get Irving out of detention! I first met Irving in April 2016 after his partner, Luis Manuel, reached out to Mariposas Sin Fronteras for support. Irving had been detained and taken to […]

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  • Let’s Help Juan be FREE!!! Juan is a young man who needs $1,500 more for his bond! PLEASE DONATE!!

    “We need $1,500.00 to help a fine young man named Juan Sanchez Martinez.   The $1,500.00 is the fee needed to let Juan be free from immigration pending his U-Visa application. Juan came to this country at a very young age brought by his mother who was a single mother raising her children on her […]

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  • Summer Letter Writing with Las Mariposas

    **ESPAÑOL ABAJO** Summer Letter Writing with Las Mariposas Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016 Time: 6pm-9pm Location: Mariposas Sin Fronteras Office, 620 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701 Due to a measles outbreak, we have been unable to visit with our friends in Eloy Detention Center. Join us as we write them much-needed letters of strength and […]

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  • Te SoNe Libre

    **ESPAÑOL ABAJO** We are happy to invite you to our first ever art show by talented folks in immigration detention and the amazing artist Isela “Chela Meraz from Phoenix, AZ. “Te SoNe Libre” is an art show to celebrate the resistance of LGBTQ+ people in immigration detention. The opening reception will be June 18, 2016 […]

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  • (English translation below) Mariposas Sin Fronteras: “Tan solo un día en la detención es mucho. Tan solo una deportación es demasiada. #NiUnaMas” Migrantes Transgenero, Gay, Lesbiana y Bisexual Responden a las Declaraciones de Hillary Clinton Sobre Detención e Inmigración Mariposas Sin Fronteras, una agrupación de Tucson principalmente de personas LGBTQJ migrante y previamente detenid@s, responde […]

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