COALITION OF IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS ANNOUNCED THE LAUNCH OF “FASTING FOR DAPA CHAIN” & “THE IMMIGRANT TRAIL” CAMPAIGNS

Monday, March 14, 2016 Contact Information:  Edgar-Aranda Yanoc, (703-772-1555) edgar@justice4all.org COALITION OF IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS ANNOUNCED THE LAUNCH OF “FASTING FOR DAPA CHAIN” & “THE IMMIGRANT TRAIL” CAMPAIGNS  Washington DC. A broad coalition of immigrant rights, including DREAmer’s Mothers in Action, Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO), Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR) announced today […]

NAKASEC, VACOLAO, and VACIR Urge Administration and Senate To Fulfill Their Constitutional Duty

WASHINGTON DC — The National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO), and Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR) ask community members to urge the Administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Charles E. Grassley (R-IA), and their state-designated senators to fulfill their constitutional obligations in the […]

VACOLAO keeps fight to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants in Virginia General Assembly

Press release: Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO) keeps fight to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants in Virginia General Assembly  February 10, 2016 – Contact: Edgar Aranda-Yanoc LLM 703-772-1555 vacolao@gmail.com  Despite failure of SB390 (Scott Surovell, D-Fairfax) to make it out of Senate Transportation last week, where it failed to pass on a party line […]

VACOLAO and VACIR issue a joint statement regarding Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear DAPA/DACA Case

Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights Praises Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear DACA/DAPA Case Contact: Monica Sarmiento (VACIR), monica@virginiaimmigrantrights.org The VACIR Board Chair, Leni Gonzalez, issued the following statement. “Our community has patiently waited for the for the opportunity to have the Administration argue for expanded DACA and DAPA before the Supreme Court. The announcement that […]