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How Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are Involved in Fighting for Migrants Rights

How Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are Involved in Fighting for Migrants Rights

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are renowned journalists have contributed a lot in funding the groups that advocate for human, civil and migrants rights. The two journalists are the founders of Phoenix New Times. They have been involved in funding the rights of migrants in Arizona.

Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund

The non-profit organization was founded by Lacey and Jim to fund the groups that are fighting for the migrants’ rights. The court awarded the money that they use in funding other organizations as a settlement after they won a case. The sheriff had arrested the journalist because of the article they had written about him. They established and disclosed the grand jury proceedings about the sheriff.

However, Michael Lacey and Jim Larking sued the county, and they were awarded $3.75 million after winning the case. Their success in winning the case is attributed to their continued fight for the First Amendments Rights. The journalists are using the money to fight for the rights of the immigrants. $3.75 million settlement fund has benefitted many organizations that are advocating for the human, civil and the rights of the migrants. 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/ and http://www.laceyandlarkinfronterafund.org/5-smart-ways-people-and-places-are-resisting-trumps-immigration-policies/

NNIRR organization

The non-profit organization is involved in fighting for the rights of the immigrants. The group has entered into a partnership with other organizations to improve the efficiency of service delivery. NNIRR has negotiated for the improvement of the labor costs for the immigrants.

The committees of the group have instituted policies which are fundamental in advocating for labor costs. The objective has been achieved by putting in place the networks that promote their work. The group has utilized the funds from Lacey and Larkin to enhance their operations in fighting for the rights of the immigrants. Many immigrants have visited the organization to report the problems affecting them in the society.

ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project

The group is in the forefront in ensuring that the immigrants are accorded civil and human rights. The group was founded by Mike and Jim who are ensuring that the immigrants are treated equally as by the law. The organization employs the advocacy and outreach programs to achieve its objectives. The Supreme and district courts have assisted the group to carry out the litigation programs. Read more: Phoenix New Time

The group has helped many immigrants in fighting for human rights. The legislations which used to prevent the immigrants from getting equal justice have been abolished by the organization. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have used part of the settlement to fund the organization to achieve its objective. The funds are used in ensuring that the immigrants accorded equal justice in the court of law.

The organizations which advocate for civil, human and the immigrants have improved the standard of living of the immigrants by fighting for their rights. Fighting for the rights of the people requires a lot of funds which are used in employing the lawyers.

Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin have assisted the groups through the funds that they award to them. The money is used to improve the operations of fighting for the immigrants’ rights in the organization.