Organisations That Advocate For Civil, Human and Migrant Rights

Civil, human, and migrant rights are important, but they sometimes get neglected. Negligence of any of these rights leads to the oppression or isolation of a particular group of people, that is the reason that many organizations have come up to fight to ensure that no one despite their civil, human or migrant status is oppressed.

These organizations do not only investigate and expose and human right violation but they also establish a justice system that works for all.

San Diego Immigrant Rights

San Diego immigrant rights is an organization of Association San Diego. The organization was established in 2007, where different sectors of the San Diego community like the labor, faith, and legal organization come together to creates a consortium that advocates for the immigrant rights.

Through this forum, the organization supports comprehensive immigration reform, puts a stop to the local policies and practices which violets the human rights, educates the immigrant of their rights, and ensures that they understand the legal and other resources that are available to them.

The Border Angels

Border Angels is a not for profit association that advocates for the rights of the immigrants. The organization was established in 1986, by Enrique Morones as an all-volunteer organization. It has over 2000 volunteers where the members focus on the reform and social justice mainly focusing on the U.S. -Mexico border.

It focuses on making sure that the immigrants’ rights have not been abused. One of the ways that they do this is by migrant outreach program and awareness program for the immigrants that are found in San Diego County.

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

CHIRLA which is also known as Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles is an organization that is based in Los Angeles. It was founded inn1986 after the control and Immigrant reform act. Learn more about Michael Lacey: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey

The organization serves individuals, institutions, and coalitions so that it can build power, transform the opinion of the public, as well as put a change of policies so as to achieve human rights and help benefit the immigrants regardless of their immigration status.

Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund

The Phoenix New Times Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are the founders of the Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund. The two were concerned about the issue in Arizona where the Sheriff was not supportive of any immigrants and had made numerous arrest on this matter.

The aim of Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund is to ensure that they have helped any immigrants who were arrested by offering any financial assistance they might need to deal with their case.

The sheriff did not take Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund lightly and thus; this is the reason that he issued an arrest warrant for Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin since they were helping the immigrants as well as airing what the sheriff was doing to the public.

Since Michael and Jim knew their rights, they sued the county and continued to help the immigrants learn of their rights, and they also give them a voice where they get to practice their freedom of speech.