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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


Feeding the flock: Different pastors, different faiths — but the same love of God and his children

On the surface, it would seem Dave Nelson, Omar Ontiveros and Steve Barsuhn have little in common. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2012

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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


Utah Latinos praise Obama immigration proposal, Hatch denounces it

Utah Latinos praised the Obama administration Friday for proposing a rule to reduce the time that illegal immigrant spouses and children are separated from their... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2012


Poll: Latinos disapprove of Obama's handling of deportation, yet favor Democrat over Romney and Perry

Nearly 60 percent of Latinos disapprove of the Obama administration's handling of deportation of unauthorized immigrants, a new national poll of more than 1,200 Latino... Read more »

Dec. 28, 2011


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