People experiencing similar conditions come together to form a movement that will air their grievances. Many bodies have come up to fight for human rights. They fight for civil rights, migrant rights, and human rights. The groups operate all-round the region.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)
The movement leads in California in fighting for immigrant families and individuals. It plays the role of an agent towards the understanding of free mobility rights to all persons. The group makes sure that all parties enjoy their democratic rights without anyone discriminating the foreigners.
The organization aims at changing the public opinion and developing power for full immigrant, human, and civil rights. (CHIRLA) was established after the Immigration Reform and Control Act, 1986. The provision prohibited the hiring of undocumented workers since employing them was a way of abusing and exploiting workers.
ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project
The project works on protecting the human and civil rights of immigrants. It successful reaches out to them through litigation, outreach, and advocacy towards accomplishing its objectives.
They carry out the biggest legal action program across the country through the district courts and Supreme Court. Jim and Mike confirm that all constitutional guarantees are implemented, and everyone receives equal justice regardless of their immigration status.
Amazon Watch is based in Sans Francisco and operates in the Amazon basin. It collaborates with indigenous groups and environmental organizations towards the development of the local people’s rights. The continued population growth due to projects like gas and oil pipeline has facilitated its operations.
The Advocates for Human Rights
The Advocates for Human Rights are leading in the fight for equal human rights in the world. They have agents at various levels to handle arising matters on time. Their staff, volunteers, and partners support them and make sure the organization puts to use the international human rights standards while emphasizing on the rule of law.
The group has been fighting for democratic rights for over three decades and has changed the lives of women, children, and immigrants.
Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media co-founders. The two dedicated the $3.75 million, settlement money from their arrest by Joe Arpaio, Sheriff, to finance migrant rights movements throughout Arizona.
The Maricopa County Sheriff arrested the journalists after they revealed the existence of outstanding jury proceedings that covered the security officer. They sued the county sheriff and won the case.
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