Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey are the founders of one of the most famous funds known as Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund and have been on the frontline working towards making sure that they help in the push for the rights of immigrants across Arizona.
The town is the center for the many immigrants from various Spanish speaking countries because it happens to have been situated at the Mexican-American border.
Many people have been on the great move ensuring that it becomes a reality. They have been able to give out funds to various movement groups whose mission is just to unite the whole world and are always on the frontline ensuring that every right of an undocumented immigrant is well protected. The war against mistreatment has been enhanced and they have never given up on their mission.
Jim and Michael have been famous journalists and they have been recognized for their great moves in defending the rights of the immigrants. They have always been working closely with the people and they really understand when rights are violated.
They happened to have been the founders of a Phoenix-based newspaper known as Village Voice Media and they have always committed themselves to success. Majority of their achievements has been based on supplying what is reliable to the people.
Larkin and Lacey have not heard a smooth journey in their journalism career and they have been profiled as great fighters because of the challenges they have undergone through. They write what is true to the world and at times find themselves on the wrong side.
In 2007, they published an article about the Maricopa County officials and mostly touched on the behavior of the county Sheriff, Joe Arpaio who was known to be a great dictator. Read more: Michael Lacey | Crunchbase and Phoenix New Times | Wikipedia
He was famous for exploiting the immigrants and used not to be questioned from above. He moved on speed and arrested them. The arrest was like a kidnap by policemen who were under the instructions from Joe.
Larkin and Lacey were taken to different cells and were being threatened to release details about the privacy of their company. They refused but later their cases were dropped. It was an unfair arrest for them and they thought that their Fifth Amendment Rights has been violated.
That is how they went back to court to Sue Joe, County Attorney and the Prosecutor Wilenchick. In 2012, it was determined that the arrest was unfair and were to be compensated with $3.75 million a case settlement.