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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

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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

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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

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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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Utah immigration law still on hold despite U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case

Earlier this year, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups issued a temporary restraining order against HB497 pending "additional guidance" from the nation's high court.... Read more »

June 25, 2012

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For Utah's Avelar sisters, June 15 ends up with a whole new meaning

The date, June 15, had weighed heavily on their minds as they contemplated leaving their children and spouses to comply with the order. The sisters, along with their... Read more »

June 15, 2012

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