Monthly Archives: January 2011

Special Sub-Committee on Immigration Fri. 1/28- All Out!

All of the bills related to immigration in the House of Delegates have been sent to the House Courts of Justice Special Sub-Committee #3- Immigration. This committee will be meeting THIS FRIDAY at 12:00 NOON in “HOUSE ROOM C”. The … Continue reading

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E-Verify/VEC Bill SB 789- killed in committee!

A major success in the struggle to stop anti-immigrant bills in the General Assembly. SB 789- which required E-verify, through the Department of Homeland Security, to check the residency status of all people using the Virginia Employment Commission, has been … Continue reading

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Heading into Next Week!

Last Week 1/17-1/21 legislation moved quickly into various committees, sub-committees and onto the floor of House of Delegates. HB 1475 (one of the good bills) passed but in an altered way without including the brain injury language. It does include … Continue reading

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Your town opposes bad legislation!- here’s a sample

As we move into more awareness of these issues, hopefully local governments will weigh in opposing bad legislation in General Assembly, and by doing so they can raise more awareness. We are currently working on resolutions in Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond, … Continue reading

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Constitutional Change will go to floor, Brain Injury to sub-committee

1/14 One of the good bills- HB 1475– referred to sub-committee, where it has a big chance of being killed unless we put some pressure on the GA to support this bill that adds brain injury and death as being … Continue reading

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Quick Action! Write Your Legislators!

Follow this link to the General Assembly Contact Form and let them know how you feel about these attacks on immigrants and workers in your district! It is super easy! You don’t even have to know who your legislators are! … Continue reading

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Press Release January 12

Copy and Paste whatever you want from this! And make sure you give us a call plenty of work to do- we have ideas and so do you! For Immediate Release January 12, 2011 State wide effort underway to stop … Continue reading

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