Tony Yapias http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Tony Yapias en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:40:55 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Utah-based ICE agent indicted for alleged assault http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607736/Utah-based-ICE-agent-indicted-for-alleged-assault.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607736/Utah-based-ICE-agent-indicted-for-alleged-assault.html A Utah-based agent for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been indicted in federal court for assaulting someone in... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:45:59 MDT Local leaders urge community to 'stay calm' when it comes to changing immigration policy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606109/Local-leaders-urge-community-to-stay-calm-when-it-comes-to-changing-immigration-policy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606109/Local-leaders-urge-community-to-stay-calm-when-it-comes-to-changing-immigration-policy.html Associates of Salt Lake City's Centro Civico Mexicano met with community members Monday to discuss President Barack Obama's... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:29:51 MDT With judge's decision, what's next for immigration reform in Utah? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605491/With-judges-decision-whats-next-for-immigration-reform-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605491/With-judges-decision-whats-next-for-immigration-reform-in-Utah.html The day after a federal judge struck down portions of the 2011 Utah’s Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act, some Utah... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:45:00 MDT Hispanic entrepreneurs helped pull country out of recession, report suggests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600037/Hispanic-entrepreneurs-helped-pull-country-out-of-recession-report-suggests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600037/Hispanic-entrepreneurs-helped-pull-country-out-of-recession-report-suggests.html When you think of what helped Utah pull out of the recession, what comes to mind? A new report is pointing to Hispanic... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:38:32 MDT Man charged in drug, human trafficking operation appears in court http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598444/Man-charged-in-drug-human-trafficking-operation-appears-in-court.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598444/Man-charged-in-drug-human-trafficking-operation-appears-in-court.html A man accused of using gifts, then fear and intimidation to coerce teenage boys into drug and human trafficking, appeared in... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:35:00 MDT Salt Lake man who preyed on people illegally living in U.S. headed to prison http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590912/Salt-Lake-man-who-preyed-on-people-illegally-living-in-US-headed-to-prison.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590912/Salt-Lake-man-who-preyed-on-people-illegally-living-in-US-headed-to-prison.html Dressed as a U.S. immigration officer and carrying a badge, Jose Gonzalez sought out and preyed on people who, like him, are... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:58:52 MST University of Utah to host public forum on immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587140/University-of-Utah-to-host-public-forum-on-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587140/University-of-Utah-to-host-public-forum-on-immigration-reform.html The University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society will host a public forum addressing citizenship and immigration... Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:56:51 MDT 'I was frustrated,' says teen who admits killing referee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584129/I-was-frustrated-says-teen-who-admits-killing-referee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584129/I-was-frustrated-says-teen-who-admits-killing-referee.html A 17-year-old pleaded guilty Monday to killing a soccer referee after the official called a foul on him. A judge ordered him... Mon, 05 Aug 2013 17:20:18 MDT West Valley City, Latino community make plan to improve relations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583572/West-Valley-City-Latino-community-make-plan-to-improve-relations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583572/West-Valley-City-Latino-community-make-plan-to-improve-relations.html In the aftermath of months-long investigations of the embattled West Valley City Police Department, city officials and... Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:55:00 MDT In our opinion: Politicians should use Utah Compact framework in immigration reform debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631723/Politicians-should-use-Utah-Compact-framework-in-immigration-reform-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631723/Politicians-should-use-Utah-Compact-framework-in-immigration-reform-debate.html Utah lawmakers modeled for Congress the path forward on immigration reform two years ago. They passed bills that would... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT West Valley police assure Latino leaders that dismissed cases not tied to racial profiling http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580123/West-Valley-police-assure-Latino-leaders-that-dismissed-cases-not-tied-to-racial-profiling.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580123/West-Valley-police-assure-Latino-leaders-that-dismissed-cases-not-tied-to-racial-profiling.html Latino leaders and representatives of West Valley City describe meeting on dismissal of narcotics cases as a "constructive"... Wed, 15 May 2013 21:35:00 MDT Brad Rock: Soccer ref's fame came for wrong reason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579701/Soccer-refs-fame-came-for-wrong-reason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579701/Soccer-refs-fame-came-for-wrong-reason.html Snap decisions can have long-term repercussions, in sports and in life. Thu, 09 May 2013 12:09:26 MDT West Valley drug cases raise concerns of Latino community http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579683/West-Valley-drug-cases-raise-concerns-of-Latino-community.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579683/West-Valley-drug-cases-raise-concerns-of-Latino-community.html Concerned about the high number of Latinos charged with drug crimes in West Valley City, members of the Latino community will... Wed, 08 May 2013 18:20:00 MDT Teen goalie charged with homicide by assault in death of referee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579651/Teen-goalie-charged-with-homicide-by-assault-in-death-of-referee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579651/Teen-goalie-charged-with-homicide-by-assault-in-death-of-referee.html A 17-year-old soccer goalie accused of punching a referee was charged in juvenile court with homicide by assault on... Wed, 08 May 2013 13:10:00 MDT Senate compromise on immigration reform cheered, jeered in Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578426/Senate-compromise-on-immigration-reform-cheered-jeered-in-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578426/Senate-compromise-on-immigration-reform-cheered-jeered-in-Utah.html Immigration reforms proposed by a bipartisan group of senators, which include a path to citizenship for some 11 million... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:46:53 MDT Latino activists call for civil rights investigation of West Valley police http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576538/Latino-activists-call-for-civil-rights-investigation-of-West-Valley-police.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576538/Latino-activists-call-for-civil-rights-investigation-of-West-Valley-police.html Latino activists in Utah said a large number of Hispanics are being charged with crimes in West Valley City and they are... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 11:19:32 MDT Utah's Latino community seeks to unite, confront national immigration debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572282/Utahs-Latino-community-seeks-to-unite-confront-national-immigration-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572282/Utahs-Latino-community-seeks-to-unite-confront-national-immigration-debate.html As debate over proposed immigration reform heats up in the state Legislature and Congress, members of Utah's Latino community... Wed, 06 Feb 2013 06:59:09 MST In our opinion: Momentum building toward meaningful immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621259/Momentum-building-toward-meaningful-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621259/Momentum-building-toward-meaningful-immigration-reform.html For the first time in decades, momentum is building in Congress toward meaningful immigration reform. This is a positive step... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Effects of Hyrum raid that divided families still linger after 6 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568561/Effects-of-Hyrum-raid-that-divided-families-still-linger-after-6-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568561/Effects-of-Hyrum-raid-that-divided-families-still-linger-after-6-years.html A couple of days after federal agents raided the Swift & Co. meat packing plant in December of 2006, a 7-year-old boy... Tue, 11 Dec 2012 19:20:33 MST Drafter of Utah Compact calls document 'gold standard' for fixing nation's immigration problems http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568109/Drafter-of-Utah-Compact-calls-document-gold-standard-for-fixing-nations-immigration-problems.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568109/Drafter-of-Utah-Compact-calls-document-gold-standard-for-fixing-nations-immigration-problems.html Paul Mero, president of the Sutherland Institute, a Utah-based conservative public policy think tank, said he intends to... Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:55:00 MST Latino leaders recruit taxi companies to get voters to polls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613910/Latino-leaders-recruit-taxi-companies-to-get-voters-to-polls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613910/Latino-leaders-recruit-taxi-companies-to-get-voters-to-polls.html Some Utah voters are new citizens heading to the polls for the first time, and Latino community leaders have organized free... Fri, 26 Oct 2012 23:36:57 MDT Supreme Court OKs 'show me your papers' rule http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585953/Supreme-Court-OKs-show-me-your-papers-rule.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585953/Supreme-Court-OKs-show-me-your-papers-rule.html HB497, approved by the 2011 UTah Legislature, requires police to verify the immigration status of people arrested for... Tue, 26 Jun 2012 01:12:26 MDT Utah immigration law still on hold despite U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558056/Utah-immigration-law-still-on-hold-despite-US-Supreme-Court-ruling-in-Arizona-case.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558056/Utah-immigration-law-still-on-hold-despite-US-Supreme-Court-ruling-in-Arizona-case.html Earlier this year, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups issued a temporary restraining order against HB497 pending "additional... Mon, 25 Jun 2012 17:16:51 MDT For Utah's Avelar sisters, June 15 ends up with a whole new meaning http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557605/For-Utahs-Avelar-sisters-June-15-ends-up-with-a-whole-new-meaning.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557605/For-Utahs-Avelar-sisters-June-15-ends-up-with-a-whole-new-meaning.html The date, June 15, had weighed heavily on their minds as they contemplated leaving their children and spouses to comply with... Fri, 15 Jun 2012 21:16:30 MDT 'Dreamers' rejoice in Obama's order to halt deportations of young illegal immigrants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557551/Dreamers-rejoice-in-Obamas-order-to-halt-deportations-of-young-illegal-immigrants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557551/Dreamers-rejoice-in-Obamas-order-to-halt-deportations-of-young-illegal-immigrants.html Silvia Salguero's dreams of completing college, finding meaningful work and perhaps even becoming a nurse moved a step closer... Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:46:04 MDT Website lets people self-report suspected undocumented immigrants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555289/Website-lets-people-self-report-suspected-undocumented-immigrants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865555289/Website-lets-people-self-report-suspected-undocumented-immigrants.html A website designed to "expose" people in countries illegally will only perpetuate discrimination, encourage hostility and... Sat, 05 May 2012 17:38:49 MDT Opponents of Arizona immigration law rally as Supreme Court hears arguments http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554703/Opponents-of-Arizona-immigration-law-rally-as-Supreme-Court-hears-arguments.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554703/Opponents-of-Arizona-immigration-law-rally-as-Supreme-Court-hears-arguments.html Wed, 25 Apr 2012 21:07:34 MDT Repeal of driver privilege cards advances to the Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551238/Repeal-of-driver-privilege-cards-advances-to-the-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551238/Repeal-of-driver-privilege-cards-advances-to-the-Senate.html Over objections that Utah's driver privilege card is an important public safety measure, a Senate committee endorsed a bill... Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:22:58 MST Immigration bills likely dead for the 2012 legislative session http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551048/Immigration-bills-likely-dead-for-the-2012-legislative-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551048/Immigration-bills-likely-dead-for-the-2012-legislative-session.html Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, lit a fuse in the Utah House when he tried to get a hearing for his illegal immigration bill... Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:23:24 MST Feeding the flock: Different pastors, different faiths — but the same love of God and his children http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219649/Feeding-the-flock-Different-pastors-different-faiths-2-but-the-same-love-of-God-and-his-children.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219649/Feeding-the-flock-Different-pastors-different-faiths-2-but-the-same-love-of-God-and-his-children.html On the surface, it would seem Dave Nelson, Omar Ontiveros and Steve Barsuhn have little in common. Sat, 28 Jan 2012 05:00:00 MST Repeal of guest worker bill introduced; would strip police certification of chiefs who don't enforce immigration laws http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398127/Repeal-of-guest-worker-bill-introduced-would-strip-police-certification-of-chiefs-who-dont-enforce.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398127/Repeal-of-guest-worker-bill-introduced-would-strip-police-certification-of-chiefs-who-dont-enforce.html A bill that backers describe as a "compassionate family-oriented pilot program" has been proposed as a replacement to a... Thu, 26 Jan 2012 23:15:29 MST Utah Latinos praise Obama immigration proposal, Hatch denounces it http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396953/Utah-Latinos-praise-Obama-immigration-proposal-Hatch-denounces-it.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396953/Utah-Latinos-praise-Obama-immigration-proposal-Hatch-denounces-it.html Utah Latinos praised the Obama administration Friday for proposing a rule to reduce the time that illegal immigrant... Fri, 06 Jan 2012 19:01:13 MST Poll: Latinos disapprove of Obama's handling of deportation, yet favor Democrat over Romney and Perry http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396483/Poll-Latinos-disapprove-of-Obamas-handling-of-deportation-yet-favor-Democrat-over-Romney-and.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396483/Poll-Latinos-disapprove-of-Obamas-handling-of-deportation-yet-favor-Democrat-over-Romney-and.html Nearly 60 percent of Latinos disapprove of the Obama administration's handling of deportation of unauthorized immigrants, a... Wed, 28 Dec 2011 17:37:18 MST West Valley City adopts resolution encouraging businesses to verify new worker status http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396156/West-Valley-City-adopts-resolution-encouraging-businesses-to-verify-new-worker-status.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705396156/West-Valley-City-adopts-resolution-encouraging-businesses-to-verify-new-worker-status.html While they can't do much to enforce it, the city officially and unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday encouraging local... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 21:12:57 MST Feds sue Utah over illegal immigration enforcement bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394800/Feds-sue-Utah-over-illegal-immigration-enforcement-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394800/Feds-sue-Utah-over-illegal-immigration-enforcement-bill.html Utah will aggressively fight a federal lawsuit attacking the state's controversial immigration enforcement law, Mark... Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:59:44 MST Photos: 1 year after signing the Utah Compact, signatories reaffirm their support http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394193/Photos-1-year-after-signing-the-Utah-Compact-signatories-reaffirm-their-support.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394193/Photos-1-year-after-signing-the-Utah-Compact-signatories-reaffirm-their-support.html Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:05:53 MST Utah Compact has had national impact, signers say on eve of document's 1st anniversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394046/Utah-Compact-has-had-national-impact-signers-say-on-eve-of-documents-1st-anniversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394046/Utah-Compact-has-had-national-impact-signers-say-on-eve-of-documents-1st-anniversary.html Wed, 09 Nov 2011 18:33:49 MST Readers' forum: Support Utah Compact http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700193807/Support-Utah-Compact.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700193807/Support-Utah-Compact.html As we approach the year anniversary of the signing of the Utah Compact, I am writing to voice my support for its... Wed, 02 Nov 2011 00:00:00 MDT International refugees, Latino immigrants compete for service-sector jobs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375754/International-refugees-Latino-immigrants-compete-for-service-sector-jobs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375754/International-refugees-Latino-immigrants-compete-for-service-sector-jobs.html Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:17:36 MDT Fingerprints, background check now required for Utah driver privilege card http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375502/Fingerprints-background-check-now-required-for-Utah-driver-privilege-card.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705375502/Fingerprints-background-check-now-required-for-Utah-driver-privilege-card.html Starting Friday, illegal immigrants will have to submit to a criminal background check and be fingerprinted — all at an... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 22:45:45 MDT Migrant targets — Notorious 'notarios': scammers claim they can help illegals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147398/Migrant-targets-2-Notorious-notarios-scammers-claim-they-can-help-illegals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700147398/Migrant-targets-2-Notorious-notarios-scammers-claim-they-can-help-illegals.html Sun, 26 Jun 2011 22:43:18 MDT 2 LDS branch presidents in Utah deported to Guatemala, El Salvador http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387569/2-LDS-branch-presidents-in-Utah-deported-to-Guatemala-El-Salvador.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705387569/2-LDS-branch-presidents-in-Utah-deported-to-Guatemala-El-Salvador.html Considering all that had happened to her family in the past 24 hours, Aracely Carias is the picture of calm. Her husband,... Wed, 15 Jun 2011 10:00:00 MDT 2 LDS branch presidents in Utah deported to Guatemala, El Salvador http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374496/2-LDS-branch-presidents-in-Utah-deported-to-Guatemala-El-Salvador.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374496/2-LDS-branch-presidents-in-Utah-deported-to-Guatemala-El-Salvador.html Tue, 14 Jun 2011 17:29:00 MDT Probation ordered for 2 charged in 'The List' investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373955/Probation-ordered-for-2-charged-in--The-List-investigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705373955/Probation-ordered-for-2-charged-in--The-List-investigation.html Mon, 06 Jun 2011 15:41:33 MDT 2 women linked to Utah immigrant list plead guilty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700142014/2-women-linked-to-Utah-immigrant-list-plead-guilty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700142014/2-women-linked-to-Utah-immigrant-list-plead-guilty.html Two former state workers pleaded guilty Monday to their roles in the release of a list of 1,300 purported illegal immigrants... Mon, 06 Jun 2011 15:15:32 MDT Judge puts Utah illegal immigration enforcement bill on hold http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372387/Judge-puts-Utah-illegal-immigration-enforcement-bill-on-hold.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705372387/Judge-puts-Utah-illegal-immigration-enforcement-bill-on-hold.html Tue, 10 May 2011 14:59:19 MDT Immigration officials may deport Mormon branch president and family http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371685/Immigration-officials-may-deport-Mormon-branch-president-and-family.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705371685/Immigration-officials-may-deport-Mormon-branch-president-and-family.html Fri, 29 Apr 2011 16:44:06 MDT Poll: Constitutional challenges aside, Utahns support Legislature's attention on immigration issues http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369023/Poll-Constitutional-challenges-aside-Utahns-support-Legislatures-attention-on-immigration-issues.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705369023/Poll-Constitutional-challenges-aside-Utahns-support-Legislatures-attention-on-immigration-issues.html Fri, 18 Mar 2011 23:15:53 MDT Immigration bills' foes turn up heat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700118569/Immigration-bills-foes-turn-up-heat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700118569/Immigration-bills-foes-turn-up-heat.html Opponents of the "Utah solution" on immigration, a comprehensive approach lawmakers recently passed, are pushing back against... Tue, 15 Mar 2011 09:25:33 MDT Bipartisan effort to create Utah migrant worker program unveiled http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705367863/Bipartisan-effort-to-create-Utah-migrant-worker-program-unveiled.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705367863/Bipartisan-effort-to-create-Utah-migrant-worker-program-unveiled.html Wed, 02 Mar 2011 14:55:43 MST