Tony Yapias

Utah's Latino community seeks to unite, confront national immigration debate

As debate over proposed immigration reform heats up in the state Legislature and Congress, members of Utah's Latino community are pushing to define who they are and... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2013


Momentum building toward meaningful immigration reform

For the first time in decades, momentum is building in Congress toward meaningful immigration reform. This is a positive step that ought to engage all sides in a calm... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2013


Effects of Hyrum raid that divided families still linger after 6 years

A couple of days after federal agents raided the Swift & Co. meat packing plant in December of 2006, a 7-year-old boy called the Multicultural Center of Cache Valley. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2012


Drafter of Utah Compact calls document 'gold standard' for fixing nation's immigration problems

Paul Mero, president of the Sutherland Institute, a Utah-based conservative public policy think tank, said he intends to tell members of Utah's congressional... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2012


Latino leaders recruit taxi companies to get voters to polls

Some Utah voters are new citizens heading to the polls for the first time, and Latino community leaders have organized free taxi service to get them there. Read more »

Oct. 26, 2012


Supreme Court OKs 'show me your papers' rule

HB497, approved by the 2011 UTah Legislature, requires police to verify the immigration status of people arrested for felonies and class A misdemeanors as well as... Read more »

June 26, 2012


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