What does Chirla mean?

What does Chirla mean?

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

Formation 1993
Location 2533 West 3rd Street, Suite 101, Los Angeles, California 90057
Website www.chirla.org

Who started Chirla?

Father Luis Olivares
CHIRLA’s first director was Father Luis Olivares, the pastor at Our Lady Queen of Angels Church. As a leading voice of the Sanctuary movement, Olivares used his church to protect refugees fleeing human rights abuses in Central America in the 1980s.

What does an undocumented worker mean?

In the United States, an undocumented worker or undocumented immigrant is a foreign-born person who is not a permanent resident and is not a U.S. citizen. “Undocumented immigrant” may refer to a person whose immigration status is not resolved.

Who does Chirla help?

If you are a student and need immigration legal services, CHIRLA can help. We have on-campus locations at colleges across California serving immigrant students, faculty, and staff to ensure they are protected.

How is Chirla funded?

The organization’s “Warriors for Justice” program is bankrolled by the Los Angeles Justice Fund (LAJF), a public-private partnership between the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Community Foundation (CCF), and Weingart Foundation.

Is Chirla a nonprofit organization?

CHIRLA has been serving and protecting the immigrant community since 1986. We’re a nonprofit organization that relies largely on your support to get our work done.

What is a synonym for undocumented?

non-documented, unreported, non-registered, smuggled, paperless, underground, unregulated, undercover, surreptitious, covert, unauthorized.