with legal and humanitarian support, post-detention resources, organizing skills, and leadership development.
in order to ensure LGBTQ+ migrants are freed from detention, can access safety, and have their immediate needs met.
This includes disproportionate violence as they flee their countries of origin, barriers to accessing shelter and asylum, and — once in immigration detention — physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglectful medical care.
The Border Butterflies Project is built to address and overcome them.
and other partners including the National Immigrant Justice Center, Casa Arcoiris, Jardin de Mariposa, Refugee Health Alliance/Clínica de salud y justicia, Haitian Bridge Alliance.