There are many national and international groups that have been formed purposely to protect civil, migrants and human rights. All these groups are fighting to exercise acceptable standards of international human rights.

Similarly, these groups are keen in upholding and strengthening the rule of law in international civil society setup. The pioneering groups that fight for civil, migrant and human rights are as discussed below.

Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund

This group was first set up by Jim and Michael, the co-founders at Village Voice media and Phoenix New Times. The foundation is mainly committed to fund other migrant rights organizations across Arizona.

This organization was formed after the arrest of its co-founders in 2007. The two journalists were arrested for revealed grand jury proceedings and its existence in seeking journalistic articles covering the Sheriff.

They later sued the county in the US court of appeals and emerged winners in the case. As a result, they were both compensated with 3.75 million, an amount they channeled to fund other pioneering advocates in human, civil and migrant rights in Mexican Border and Arizona.

Jim Larkin and Michael Lacy spent most of their careers defending their first amendment right.

The Advocates for Human Rights

This is among the leading organizations that are fighting for human rights in the world. The group runs independently as a non-profit organization. This group was first established in 1983 with the primary aim to create and nature comprehensive and inclusive human rights both locally and internationally. Read more: Michael Lacey | Facebook

The group investigates and bring to book all human rights violations, the group also represents and shields refugees and immigrants from any form of human right abuse. To meet its goals proficiently, the group works in close collaboration with policy human rights makers and implementation bodies.

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights

This organization is found in California and is among the leading advocates for immigrant personal and family rights. Further, the organization advocates for the rights and freedom of movement as well as democracy. This organization is fundamentally concerned with inclusion of all immigrants in any contemporary society.

The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights was first established after the amendment 1986 Act; Immigration Reform and Control Act. This act made the process of hiring undocumented employee illegal and contrary to the provisions of the law. This implementation helped to mitigate abuse of workers.

American Civil Liberties Union

This is another competent immigrant rights project mainly committed to enforce and expand immigrant civil rights and liberties. The group is equally focused in fighting all forms of public and private discriminations infringed on immigrants.

ACLU is widely recognized for its strategic approach to protect the freedom and rights of immigrants through promotions and public outreach programs.

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