The United States has the highest number of human, civil and migrant’s rights groups in the world. These are organizations composed of people who are dedicated to providing support to the weak in the society address the issues of human right violations.
Violation of human rights is illegal and should be dealt with as a crime. No human being is superior to the other to violate the rights of the others. Human rights are supposed to bring equality and fairness s in the society. They are the basic principles that equate every human being regardless of the status in the society. Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey
Rights groups that assist in the protection of human rights are classified into three. There are migrant’s rights groups, civil rights groups and human rights groups. Some of the groups that operate in the United States have played a very crucial role in maintaining the dignity of human rights all over the world.
Most of the groups that operate in the country have an international appeal to them.
Although there are different levels of rights groups, all of them have activities that revolve around achieving and restoring the dignity and freedom of human beings. In the United States there still numerous groups that operate locally within various states. These groups include:
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA)
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights is a leading human rights group in the state of California. They take care of immigrant’s communities in the state. These groups advocate for equal treatment of everyone living in the United States. The fact that one is an immigrant does not mean that he is lesser human being. Geographical movement is protected by the human rights.
No individual is prevented from settling in any part of the country. The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights recommends immigration as a good way of having people from various background integrate and share their life experiences together.
The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights works through programs that are intended to change the perception of the people regarding the issues of immigration. They also advocate for enactment of policies which create a level playing field for all people of all walks of life/. The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights group was formed after legislators in California passed a law that required that undocumented worker be barred from employment. Read more: Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund and Michael Lacey | Facebook
This law, however, left the undocumented workers in the state at the hands of unscrupulous employers who were ready to use the undocumented workers without paying them the necessary wages. This group was formed to ensure that no one took advantage of the situation. They also opposed implementation of this law, claiming that it was in bad taste to exclude any human being from accessing means of livelihood.
Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund
This is an organization s that supports other organizations to carry out their operations. The fund group finances group that defended the rights of the people in the state of Arizona. It was started by Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin.
Michael and Jim were advocates of human rights in the state. They were also journalists.