11th Virginia Immigrant Advocates Summit – Program

Summit Goals: To educate and motivate diverse stakeholders in addressing the multiple needs and issues impacting immigrant communities in Virginia; To identify concrete rallying points around which advocates, and stakeholders can mobilize themselves to take immediate action; To identify and understand the many challenges facing Virginia as a result of the state’s changing demographics and […]

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 […]