REGISTRATION: 6th Virginia Immigrant Advocates Summit

 “6th Virginia Immigrant Advocates Summit” Friday and Saturday September, 25th and 26th 2015 Friday from 10:30am to 5:00pm (RECEPTION at 5:00pm) Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington VA 22204 (UUCA) Since its foundation, the VA immigrant Advocates Summit has brought hundreds of immigrant rights advocates from across Virginia to discuss, learn, and strategize on issues important to the immigrants communities residing in the Commonwealth.

We are very excited to announce that this year’s summit will be a two-day event that will offer more time for workshops as well as opportunities to network and socialize.

This year’s summit will also be offering continuing legal education (CLE) courses (attorney track).

WHEN: Friday and Saturday, September 25th and 26th, 2015

Friday from 10:30am to 5:00pm (RECEPTION at 5:00pm)

Saturday from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

WHERE: 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington VA 22204 (UUCA)


  • General: $ 70.00 o   (Additional $30.00 materials fee for Continuing Legal Education)
  • Students $ 20.00
  • To register, please click HERE
  • SCHOLARSHIPS are available: You can apply at this LINK:


  • Laying the Foundation for Advocacy – VA Legislative Process and Update 2015/2016 (Review of the 2015 General Assembly and what we are likely to see in 2016)
  • DREAMers and Higher Education
  • Virginia Immigrant Power 2015: Raising Your Voice Leading up to Election Day
  • Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence and other Crimes
  • Closing the coverage gap – Medicaid expansion for 400,000 uninsured Virginians
  • Driver’s licenses for aspiring Americans residing in Virginia (Drive Virginia Forward)
  • Language Access in Education for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students
  • Advocating against immigrant detention

CLE Track

  • Special Immigrant Juveniles: Best Practices for Family Law and Immigration Practitioners
  • Representing Non-Citizens with Criminal Charges in Virginia
  • Protecting the Right to Vote

For more information on CLE Track, please click HERE

Please contact Edgar Aranda-Yanoc at [email protected]  or call at 703-772-1555 or visit VACOLAO for more information on the Summit.

Organized by: American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia (ACLU VA), Boat People SOS Inc, Centreville Immigration Forum, DREAMers’ Mothers in Action, Dreamers of Martinsville, Express Care, The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, Just Neighbors, Legal Aid Justice Center (LAJC)’s Immigrant Advocacy Program, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC),  Mason Dreamers, Multicultural Family and Education Center, National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), Sacred Heart Center, Social Action Linking Together (SALT), Shirlington Employment and Education Center (SEEC), Richmond  Virginia Dreamers (RVA Dreamers), Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice In the National Capital Region, Virginia Interfaith for Public Policy, Virginia Organizing (VO),  Virginia Latina Advocacy Network – National Latina Institute, Virginia Coalition for Immigrant Rights (VACIR) , and Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO)

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