VACOLAO Celebrates the July 1st Implementation of the Virginia Dream Act that will Expand In-state Tuition to Undocumented Immigrant Students Residing in Virginia

Richmond, VA. July 1, 2020 – The Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO) celebrates the July 1st implementation of the Virginia Dream Act that will expand in-state tuition accessibility to include undocumented immigrant students residing in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This means that as of today, all Virginia students regardless of their status who meet […]

Meeting with Ralph Northam, Governor of Virginia

SOBRE LA CAMPAÑA DE LA LICENCIA DE CONDUCIR: REUNIÓN CON EL GOBERNADOR DE VIRGINIA RALPH NORTHAM. El mes pasado, gracias a Walter Tejada, Presidente de Virginia Latinos Leaders Council , y su Director Ejecutivo Andres Tobar, fuimos invitado a una reunión con el gobernador de Virginia para tratar varios temas que impactas a nuestra comunidad […]

VACOLAO’s 2019 Legislative Priorities – Results

ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLS THAT WERE VETOED BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA RALPH NORTHAM Bill imposing restrictions on localities that welcome immigrants  VACOLAO opposed SB 1156 introduced by Senator Richard Black that sought to prohibit localities from adopting any ordinance, procedure, or policy that restricts the enforcement of federal immigration laws. This was an unnecessary message bill […]