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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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'Dreamers' rejoice in Obama's order to halt deportations of young illegal immigrants

Silvia Salguero's dreams of completing college, finding meaningful work and perhaps even becoming a nurse moved a step closer following the Obama administration's... Read more »

June 15, 2012

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Website lets people self-report suspected undocumented immigrants

A website designed to "expose" people in countries illegally will only perpetuate discrimination, encourage hostility and lead to safety concerns, according to a mix... Read more »

May 5, 2012

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