VACOLAO CONDEMNS RECENT ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO LIMIT ASYLUM TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, GANG VIOLENCE AND LGBTQ REFUGEES FLEEING PERSECUTION

Press Release:  Contact: Edgar Aranda-Yanoc, Executive Director:  703-772-1555 vacolao@gmail.com .Beatriz Amberman, Chair,  757-619-5726  Bmexart@aol.com June 12, 2018. VACOLAO CONDEMNS RECENT ATTORNEY GENERAL DECISION TO LIMIT ASYLUM TO VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, GANG VIOLENCE AND LGBTQ REFUGEES FLEEING PERSECUTION Fairfax, VA – VACOLAO strongly condemns the June 11th decision of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions that set an extremely […]

Virginia Immigrant Organizations Continue the Fight for Immigrant Rights

November 9, 2016 Contact: Dong Yoon Kim, dkim@nakasec.org, 703-256-2208 or Edgar Aranda-Yanoc vacolao@gmail.com Virginia Immigrant Organizations Continue the Fight for Immigrant Rights Annandale, VA – One day after the election results, Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR), Voice of Vietnamese Americans (VVA), Virginia Coalition for Latino Organizations (VACOLAO), Dreamers Moms in Action (DMIA), and the […]

NAKASEC, VACOLAO, and Community Leaders Remind Eligible Virginians to Register to Vote on NVRD

For Immediate Release September 21, 2016 Contact: Dong Yoon Kim, dkim@nakasec.org, 703-256-2208 NAKASEC, VACOLAO, and Community Leaders Remind Eligible Virginians to Register to Vote on NVRD ANNANDALE, VA — The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) called on Northern Virginia’s immigrant community to register to vote on Tuesday, September 27th as a part of National […]

2016 Hispanic Heritage Proclamation – Fairfax County, VA

2016 Hispanic Heritage Proclamation – Fairfax County, VA Today, September 20, 2016, VACOLAO’s chair Edgar Aranda-Yanoc, LLM, was the recipient of the 2016 Hispanic Heritage Proclamation voted by the Board of Supervisor of Fairfax County. Edgar was elected to receive this proclamation for his contribution to the Latino/Hispanic Community in Fairfax, Virginia. Fairfax is the […]