Many organizations fight for the rights of the people. The rights include human rights, civil rights, and migrant rights. The groups are represented all over the states. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the co-founders of Phoenix New Times.
The two men are reporters. Mike and Jim decided to fund organizations that fight for civil and migrant rights. They arrived at a decision after they were arrested. They were arrested for reporting a story about Sheriff.
Michael and Jim sued the county. They were motivated by the fact that they were fighting for the implementation of amendment rights. They won the case and were awarded $3.75 million for the settlement of the case.
This money was donated to organizations in Arizona. The organizations should be in the fore front of fighting for human rights of individuals in the state.
The coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHRLA) is an organization that is based in California. The organization was formed in 1986. It was granted a non-profit status in 1993. The group is under the Immigration Reform and Control Act. It is the oldest organization so far. Ford Foundation mainly funds it. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/
They fight for rights of immigrant individuals and families. The primary goal of the group is to make the society an inclusive place for residents and immigrants. They act as agents of fighting the rights of immigrants such as direct participation in democracy and freedom of movement.
The aim of the organization is to change the public opinion. They intend to build power by amending the policies of immigrant, human, and civil rights. They made it illegal and a crime to hire workers who are not documented. Hiring undocumented workers is seen as a way to exploit and abuse them.
The group is recognized by BIA (Board of Immigration Appeals). They provide immigration services that are legal to their members. Staff and volunteers of the organization are all legal. Licensed Attorneys supervise them. Read more: Michael Larcey | Crunchbase
The department of this group has helped many individuals and families to reunite with their people. They have assisted thousands of immigrants to become citizens of United States. The immigrants can apply for DACA beneficiary under the group.
An organization embraces social change progressively. CHRLA started at the local level. It has reached the national level today. It assists the passage of laws and policies that benefit the immigrants regardless of their social status and documented status.
CHRLA works with many organization and advocacy networks. They target specific immigrant issues. An example of a team that this group has worked with include CGWA (Coalition of Garment Workers Advocates). They target acknowledgment of labor law violations in many industries. CHRLA has developed many clubs and schools in many states.
They aim to provide support to undocumented students. Mike and Jim help to give access to undocumented students to join public higher learning institutions. They carry out their education through seminars, telephone calls, information fairs, office visits, training, media outreach, and town hall meetings.
Their primary goal in political advocacy is to pressure the lawmakers to pass laws that mainly protect and promote civil and human rights of immigrants.