Tony Yapias

Hispanic entrepreneurs helped pull country out of recession, report suggests

When you think of what helped Utah pull out of the recession, what comes to mind? A new report is pointing to Hispanic entrepreneurs. Read more »

April 2, 2014


Man charged in drug, human trafficking operation appears in court

A man accused of using gifts, then fear and intimidation to coerce teenage boys into drug and human trafficking, appeared in court Tuesday to face 34 charges in... Read more »

March 11, 2014


Salt Lake man who preyed on people illegally living in U.S. headed to prison

Dressed as a U.S. immigration officer and carrying a badge, Jose Gonzalez sought out and preyed on people who, like him, are in the country illegally. He was sentenced... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2013


University of Utah to host public forum on immigration reform

The University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society will host a public forum addressing citizenship and immigration reform, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., in the College of... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013


West Valley City, Latino community make plan to improve relations

In the aftermath of months-long investigations of the embattled West Valley City Police Department, city officials and members of the Latino community are taking steps... Read more »

July 24, 2013


Politicians should use Utah Compact framework in immigration reform debate

Utah lawmakers modeled for Congress the path forward on immigration reform two years ago. They passed bills that would establish a unique sponsored guest worker... Read more »

June 9, 2013


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