The United States is among the areas that have been affected greatly by the matters related to discrimination of the immigrants. The place that most of the people became the victim of the situation was the city of Arizona.
Larkin and Lacey are among the people who have been compelled to act against the state of oppression of the refugees through the promotion of the human rights spirit in the community.
The two were taking the role of journalism before setting their foot in the arena of human right. The factor that made them take the decision was to allow the immigrants enjoy their rights and create a society that can be defined by equality.
Larkin and Lacey have been on the frontline in criticizing the matters affecting the society. Recently, the two came to a position where they criticized the step taken by president Trump in pardoning the leadership of sheriff in the county of Maricopa. The leadership of sheriff had a various incident of corruption and atrocities.
Furthermore, most of the advisers of the sheriff were ant-immigrants, and most of the practices that were taking place within the administration of sheriff were aimed at oppression the immigrants in the community.
Larkin and Lacey made a move to set up a non-profit organization that was meant to foster the mission of the human rights in the community. The name of the organization was Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund. The primary reason behind the formation of the agency was to make all the operations of the small organizations in the circle of human rights flow along the line of expectation.
The move of the two in the community was lauded. The other mission of the Lacey & Larkin Frontera Fund was to make the refugees get informed on various issues pertaining their rights and use the right avenues to fight for them.
The matter of the bad blood between the leadership of sheriff of Larkin and Lacey started ay back in the year 2007. The sheriff had ordered the arrest of the two journalists after making the disclosure of the information relating to the grand jury. Read more: Michael Lacey | Twitter and Michael Lacey | Facebook
The move of the authorities precipitated commotion in the society as the public was demanding the release of Larkin and Lacey after being taken away at night. The resilience of the public made the journalist released, and their case dropped. They then sued the administration of sheriff for arresting them unlawfully.
Larkin and Lacey became victorious, and they were compensated a huge amount of $3.75 million. They then channeled the money in reinforcing the efforts of the other small organizations in the circle of the human rights.
Additionally, as a factor of integrating the refugees into the community, the two financed the campaign championing for the freedom of speech to allow the refugees put forward their grievances by using the right avenues. The effort of Larkin and Lacey in the scene of human rights has been substantial. It has attracted support from various parts of the world.
Larkin and Lacey have dedicated much of their time to creating balance in the community by championing for the human rights.