Utah Compact http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Utah Compact en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:05:06 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss My view: Amnesty towards border children is not compassionate and will not solve problems http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607324/Amnesty-towards-border-children-is-not-compassionate-and-will-not-solve-problems.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607324/Amnesty-towards-border-children-is-not-compassionate-and-will-not-solve-problems.html The truly sad but predictable tragedy of 60,000 unaccompanied children detained on our southern border, with another 90,000... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:21:48 MDT In our opinion: Congress needs to 'drop the excuses' and take up immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606307/Congress-needs-to-drop-the-excuses-and-take-up-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606307/Congress-needs-to-drop-the-excuses-and-take-up-immigration-reform.html President Obama’s decision to act unilaterally on immigration is not the best way to approach any legislative matter.... Sat, 05 Jul 2014 00:00:00 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 A. Scott Anderson: Time for US House action on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605089/Time-for-US-House-action-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605089/Time-for-US-House-action-on-immigration.html As a businessperson vitally concerned about jobs and the economy, I continue to be surprised by the lack of urgency in the... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT My view: Real immigration reform: keep important virtues in mind http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604790/Real-immigration-reform-keep-important-virtues-in-mind.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604790/Real-immigration-reform-keep-important-virtues-in-mind.html The principles of faith, hope, charity, compassion, love and tolerance are admirable virtues. However, obedience to law,... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:53:45 MDT LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601049/LDS-Church-reaffirms-stance-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601049/LDS-Church-reaffirms-stance-on-immigration.html The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on MormonNewsroom.org today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:40:00 MDT In our opinion: Obama's immigration enforcement too harsh http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598343/Obamas-immigration-enforcement-too-harsh.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598343/Obamas-immigration-enforcement-too-harsh.html Latino advocacy groups who have criticized the unprecedented rate of immigrant deportations under the Obama Administration... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Citizenship would lead to immigrant integration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635460/Citizenship-would-lead-to-immigrant-integration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635460/Citizenship-would-lead-to-immigrant-integration.html Here in Utah, we are a peculiar people, as Bryant Jensen wrote in his article on stressing integration to pass a House bill... Thu, 08 Aug 2013 00:00:00 MDT My view: Stress integration to pass House bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634957/Stress-integration-to-pass-House-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634957/Stress-integration-to-pass-House-bill.html The U.S. House of Representatives is the final frontier before desperately needed comprehensive immigration reform. The... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Immigration reform an uncertain waiting game for Utahns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583004/Immigration-reform-an-uncertain-waiting-game-for-Utahns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583004/Immigration-reform-an-uncertain-waiting-game-for-Utahns.html As immigration reform moves to the U.S. House, Utahns weigh the relative merits of the comprehensive reform of the Gang of... Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:55:00 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 Utah's little secret: Inclusion a key to economic growth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580719/Utahs-little-secret-Inclusion-a-key-to-economic-growth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580719/Utahs-little-secret-Inclusion-a-key-to-economic-growth.html A study from the University of Southern California found that states that were more inclusive had greater economic growth... Mon, 27 May 2013 13:40:00 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Weighing the effects of the Republican State Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630549/Weighing-the-effects-of-the-Republican-State-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630549/Weighing-the-effects-of-the-Republican-State-Convention.html At the recent Republican State Convention, delegates rejected reforms designed to open the caucus/convention nominating... Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT My view: There is no time for delay on comprehensive immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630553/There-is-no-time-for-delay-on-comprehensive-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630553/There-is-no-time-for-delay-on-comprehensive-immigration-reform.html Businesses succeed by recognizing the right decision and knowing when to make it. Utah business leaders know the time for... Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT GOP delegates reject changes to nominating system; petition drive coming next? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580303/GOP-delegates-reject-changes-to-nominating-system-petition-drive-coming-next.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580303/GOP-delegates-reject-changes-to-nominating-system-petition-drive-coming-next.html Efforts to change the way Utah Republicans select their nominees were soundly defeated Saturday at the party’s annual... Sat, 18 May 2013 19:10:06 MDT My view: Utah Compact can build immigration plan that helps children http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629376/Utah-Compact-can-build-immigration-plan-that-helps-children.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629376/Utah-Compact-can-build-immigration-plan-that-helps-children.html Why are advocates for kids encouraged that immigration reform has begun to move in Congress? Because immigration is a... Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Parenting language derails Utah County GOP immigration compromise http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579473/Parenting-language-derails-Utah-County-GOP-immigration-compromise.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579473/Parenting-language-derails-Utah-County-GOP-immigration-compromise.html A proposed change in the Utah County Republican platform on immigration pitched as a compromise between the current stand and... Sat, 04 May 2013 18:45:41 MDT http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579376/Facebook-founder-funding-immigration-ads-that-aired-in-Utah-will-they-have-an-impact.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865579376/Facebook-founder-funding-immigration-ads-that-aired-in-Utah-will-they-have-an-impact.html A television commercial that aired in Utah backing the immigration reform legislation pending in Congress, paid for by a... Fri, 03 May 2013 06:52:16 MDT My view: Utah Compact is respectful reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627917/Utah-Compact-is-respectful-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627917/Utah-Compact-is-respectful-reform.html One of the five principles of the Utah Compact focuses on families — most importantly, keeping them together.... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Will Utah parties change how they pick candidates? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627531/Will-Utah-parties-change-how-they-pick-candidates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627531/Will-Utah-parties-change-how-they-pick-candidates.html It seems the world spins out of control, with cataclysmic events occurring far beyond our feeble minds to comprehend. We'll... Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:00:00 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 My view: Helping 'undocumented Americans' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626610/Helping-undocumented-Americans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626610/Helping-undocumented-Americans.html Even though I am an immigrant myself, it was not too long ago that I viewed undocumented immigrants with scrutiny. I believed... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Mormon pioneer tale similar to those of other immigrants http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577792/Mormon-pioneer-tale-similar-to-those-of-other-immigrants.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577792/Mormon-pioneer-tale-similar-to-those-of-other-immigrants.html The citizens of Utah should be some of the most understanding and compassionate people in regards to immigration, according... Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:25:00 MDT Utah Compact gets little love from Utah County GOP committee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576578/Utah-Compact-gets-little-love-from-Utah-County-GOP-committee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576578/Utah-Compact-gets-little-love-from-Utah-County-GOP-committee.html The Utah County Republican Central Committee overwhelmingly rejected Saturday a proposal to include the Utah Compact in its... Sat, 23 Mar 2013 18:50:00 MDT My view: The immigration debate's hoax http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624615/The-immigration-debates-hoax.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624615/The-immigration-debates-hoax.html The media recently ignored what should have been front page news — Utah Senate testimony about the harm Utah's Guest... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT The immigration debate's great hoax http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575763/The-immigration-debates-great-hoax.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575763/The-immigration-debates-great-hoax.html Legal immigrants from over two dozen countries have expressed their frustrations to me about the bias in the media which... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:01:49 MDT 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 Gray's 19 points leads California women past Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621228/Grays-19-points-leads-California-women-past-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621228/Grays-19-points-leads-California-women-past-Utah.html Missing its best post player and facing a defense coach Lindsay Gottlieb admittedly wasn't prepared for, California needed a... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:57:11 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 Election hastens urgency for immigration reform, Chamber panelists say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566453/Election-hastens-urgency-for-immigration-reform-Chamber-panelists-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566453/Election-hastens-urgency-for-immigration-reform-Chamber-panelists-say.html The morning after Election Day, the nation woke up to a different sensibility about the need for comprehensive immigration... Fri, 09 Nov 2012 18:24:27 MST Governor candidates Herbert, Cooke spar over economy, health care, immigration at Chamber forum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563795/Governor-candidates-Herbert-Cooke-spar-over-economy-health-care-immigration-at-Chamber-forum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563795/Governor-candidates-Herbert-Cooke-spar-over-economy-health-care-immigration-at-Chamber-forum.html The second matchup between GOP Gov. Gary Herbert and his Democratic challenger, Peter Cooke, again highlighted their... Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:06:48 MDT In our opinion: Immigration ruling reveals the need for federal regulation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585903/Immigration-ruling-reveals-the-need-for-federal-regulation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765585903/Immigration-ruling-reveals-the-need-for-federal-regulation.html Justice opinions in the immigration ruling point to the same conclusion: in order to regulate immigration the president and... Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:00:00 MDT NY Times profiles Utah AG Mark Shurtleff for unusual immigration stance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553677/NY-Times-profiles-Utah-AG-Mark-Shurtleff-for-unusual-immigration-stance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553677/NY-Times-profiles-Utah-AG-Mark-Shurtleff-for-unusual-immigration-stance.html The New York Times highlighted Utah's unique approach to illegal immigration this week with a profile of Utah Attorney... Sat, 07 Apr 2012 20:38:06 MDT Red roundup: Mark Shurtleff undeterred in battle with BCS http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552746/Red-roundup-Mark-Shurtleff-undeterred-in-battle-with-BCS.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552746/Red-roundup-Mark-Shurtleff-undeterred-in-battle-with-BCS.html Dennis Dodd of cbssports.com reports on the determination of Utah attorney general Mark Shurtleff to file suit against the BCS. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:49:49 MDT Democrats denounce Healthcare Compact legislation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551642/Democrats-denounce-Healthcare-Compact-legislation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551642/Democrats-denounce-Healthcare-Compact-legislation.html A bill to allow Utah to opt out of federal health care reform laws and assume responsibility for programs such as Medicare... Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:37:27 MST Utah Senate passes Healthcare Compact bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551527/Utah-Senate-passes-Healthcare-Compact-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551527/Utah-Senate-passes-Healthcare-Compact-bill.html The Utah Senate passed SB208 Monday, a bill that would allow Utah to join an interstate compact to opt out of federal health... Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:15:37 MST Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Addressing emotions about immigration key to solving the problem http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550540/Addressing-emotions-about-immigration-key-to-solving-the-problem.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550540/Addressing-emotions-about-immigration-key-to-solving-the-problem.html Immigration. We can’t ignore it. Just seeing or even just imagining the word irritates many and starts the juices... Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:00:00 MST Utah Compact a model for Arizona immigration effort http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218971/Utah-Compact-a-model-for-Arizona-immigration-effort.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218971/Utah-Compact-a-model-for-Arizona-immigration-effort.html Following in Utah's footsteps, business and civic leaders in Arizona have teamed up to draft a document that advocates for... Thu, 26 Jan 2012 23:29:02 MST Mormons' immigration attitudes set them apart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215460/Mormons-immigration-attitudes-set-them-apart.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700215460/Mormons-immigration-attitudes-set-them-apart.html The Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion and Public Life's survey of Mormons released this past week confirms that U.S.... Sat, 14 Jan 2012 20:12:30 MST Bishop Wester calls on Utah Legislature to push Congress to reform nation's immigration laws http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397233/Bishop-Wester-calls-on-Utah-Legislature-to-push-Congress-to-reform-nations-immigration-laws.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397233/Bishop-Wester-calls-on-Utah-Legislature-to-push-Congress-to-reform-nations-immigration-laws.html The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City urged the Utah Legislature Wednesday night to pass a key immigration resolution. Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:26:13 MST Catholic bishops, advocates to meet in Salt Lake to discuss immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397165/Catholic-bishops-advocates-to-meet-in-Salt-Lake-to-discuss-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397165/Catholic-bishops-advocates-to-meet-in-Salt-Lake-to-discuss-immigration-reform.html Fixing the nation's broken immigration system is a federal responsibility, says Bishop John C. Wester of the Catholic Diocese... Tue, 10 Jan 2012 19:32:27 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 The winners and the losers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199318/The-winners-and-the-losers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700199318/The-winners-and-the-losers.html Loser: Only 45.8 percent of American children age 17 live in intact married families, according to the Family Research... Sat, 19 Nov 2011 00:00:00 MST Salt Lake Chamber urges Utah congressmen to get moving on immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394510/Salt-Lake-Chamber-urges-Utah-congressmen-to-get-moving-on-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394510/Salt-Lake-Chamber-urges-Utah-congressmen-to-get-moving-on-immigration-reform.html The Salt Lake Chamber wants the state's congressional delegation to get behind the Utah Compact and advance comprehensive... Thu, 17 Nov 2011 18:12:19 MST State Sen. Ben McAdams officially enters race for Salt Lake County mayor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394281/State-Sen-Ben-McAdams-officially-enters-race-for-Salt-Lake-County-mayor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394281/State-Sen-Ben-McAdams-officially-enters-race-for-Salt-Lake-County-mayor.html State Sen. Ben McAdams formally announced his candidacy for Salt Lake County mayor on Monday, saying he will file with the... Mon, 14 Nov 2011 12:29:40 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 helped turn anti-immigration tide in Arizona http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394066/Utah-Compact-helped-turn-anti-immigration-tide-in-Arizona.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705394066/Utah-Compact-helped-turn-anti-immigration-tide-in-Arizona.html The outcome of Tuesday's historic recall election in Arizona should help embolden conservative Republicans who champion... Thu, 10 Nov 2011 11:56:35 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 John Florez: Forging new consensus on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192604/Forging-new-consensus-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700192604/Forging-new-consensus-on-immigration.html By his optimism and his trying to plant seeds of change, you would think Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is our own Johnny... Sat, 29 Oct 2011 00:00:00 MDT