Tony Yapias

'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


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


Repeal of driver privilege cards advances to the Senate

Over objections that Utah's driver privilege card is an important public safety measure, a Senate committee endorsed a bill to repeal the state law under which they... Read more »

Feb. 29, 2012


Immigration bills likely dead for the 2012 legislative session

Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, lit a fuse in the Utah House when he tried to get a hearing for his illegal immigration bill Monday. And his unsuccessful attempt "most... Read more »

Feb. 27, 2012


Repeal of guest worker bill introduced; would strip police certification of chiefs who don't enforce immigration laws

A bill that backers describe as a "compassionate family-oriented pilot program" has been proposed as a replacement to a controversial guest worker bill that the Utah... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2012


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