Virginia General Assembly Session – 2019

VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY The General Assembly convenes on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 and will run until Saturday, February 23rd. VACOLAO’S PRIORITIES.   VACOLAO will be working with our members and partners to push for pro-immigrant bills such as driver privilege card legislation, in-state tuition for DACA students and others, protections against wage theft and other […]

Trump Regulation Would Rig the US Immigration System for the Wealthy

Trump Regulation Would Rig the US Immigration System for the Wealthy SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS FOLLOWING THIS LINK: https://protectingimmigrantfamilies.org/ The Trump Administration has proposed regulation that would dramatically broaden the “public charge” test that has been a part of federal immigration law for decades. These proposed changes would drastically reduce access to green cards and various types […]

Media Advisory: VACOLAO and allies speak out against the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed public charge rule change

MEDIA ADVISORY:    VACOLAO and allies speak out against the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed public charge rule change that would jeopardize the health and well-being of immigrant families and call on the public to oppose the rule change during the public comment period. The proposed rule change will be published in the Federal Register […]

VACOLAO CONDEMNS THE TRUMPS ADMINISTRATION’S DECISION TO CHANGE THE PUBLIC CHARGE RULE THAT WOULD JEOPARDIZE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF IMMIGRANT FAMILIES

Arlington, VA – Sept. 23, 2018 – The Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO) condemns the Trump administration’s latest attack on legal immigrants with the Department of Homeland Security’s  announcement of intent to change the public charge rule. If adopted, the proposed rule would expand the classification of benefits deemed a public charge during an […]