Tony Yapias

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


'I was frustrated,' says teen who admits killing referee

A 17-year-old pleaded guilty Monday to killing a soccer referee after the official called a foul on him. A judge ordered him to remain in a juvenile prison until he... Read more »

Aug. 5, 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


West Valley police assure Latino leaders that dismissed cases not tied to racial profiling

Latino leaders and representatives of West Valley City describe meeting on dismissal of narcotics cases as a "constructive" exchange. Both have pledged to help improve... Read more »

May 15, 2013

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