There are many groups that have purposely been formed to protect human rights for any form of violation. These groups work locally and internationally in protecting human rights, migrant rights and civil rights.
A case in point is the coalition for humane immigration rights, CHIRLA. This organization is found in California, it is solely focused in fighting for personal and immigrant rights. CHIRLA serves as an agent in advocating for freedom of movement and other rights that enhance democratic participation.
CHIRLA is overly committed in changing public opinion while coming up with fair human right policies. CHIRLA was first formed after the latter implementation of Immigration Reform and Control Act in 1986. This act sought to protect workers against exploitation. According to the act, hiring of undocumented workers was publicly made illegal.
ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project is another organization that is directly committed in protecting both human rights and civil rights of immigrants. ACLU carries out its primary mandate through advocacy, litigation and outreach behind its firm goals.
According the Supreme Court, ACLU is the most involved human rights organization in the country. The organization is also seeking to meet justice for all regardless of the immigrant status.
Amazon Watch organization also advocates for migrants rights in the Amazon basin. The organization collaborates with other indigenous groups and environmental organizations in promoting the rights of indigenous people. This group was promptly developed in response to the expansion of oil and gas pipeline projects. Read more: Michael Lacey | LinkedIn and Michael Lacey | Facebook
Another pioneering organization in global fight for human rights is The Advocates for Human Rights. This group serves as a reliable agent of change at local, regional and international level. The group is directly sponsored by partners, volunteers and other staffs who are critically interested in fostering the rights of women, children and immigrants.
Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey founded Phoenix New Times with the sole purpose of helping protect civil, migrant and human rights through Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. The two reporters were compensated $3.75 million for unlawful arrest by the Sheriff. Lacey and Larkin mutually agreed to dedicate this settlement in funding various migrant rights organizations in Arizona.
Lacey and Larkin has sued the country after fighting for the first amendment rights. Further, they revealed the grand jury wanted to get the notes of the reporters. This came after they did a story about the sheriff. The settlement was immediately conferred after they managed to win the case alleged against them