Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law

Support center, founded in 1980, providing legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations, and technical support and training to in immigration law, constitutional law, and complex and class action litigation.

Primary geographic focus: California, NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: CHCRL
Tags: Civil Rights, Immigration Process, Trafficking

CHCRL’s work currently focuses on the following: 1. Federal litigation in support of abused, abandoned, and neglected immigrant and refugee children eligible to legalize status as Special Immigrant Juveniles. 2. Enforcing the rights of children detained pending deportation or removal to appropriate placement and services. 3. Federal litigation involving efforts by state and local governments to enforce federal immigration laws. 4. Litigation, legislative advocacy and policy analysis to address the rights of immigrants to state driver’s licenses. 5. Protecting the rights of immigrant survivors of crime, human trafficking, and domestic violence. We also work in other areas of law and policy identified as priorities by IOLTA-recipients.

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