E-Verify http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ E-Verify en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:35:34 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Republican legislators, ex-senator call on U.S. House to pass immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605698/Republican-legislators-ex-senator-call-on-US-House-to-pass-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605698/Republican-legislators-ex-senator-call-on-US-House-to-pass-immigration-reform.html The nation cannot afford to wait any longer for immigration reform, state legislative leaders wrote in a letter to Utah Reps.... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:54:47 MDT Debating the costs of E-Verify http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590414/Debating-the-costs-of-E-Verify.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590414/Debating-the-costs-of-E-Verify.html Some argue that the economic burdens and room for error in the E-Verify system, which would become mandatory under the... Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:50:00 MST Utah team heads to D.C. to present economic benefit of immigration reform http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589355/Utah-team-heads-to-DC-to-present-economic-benefit-of-immigration-reform.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589355/Utah-team-heads-to-DC-to-present-economic-benefit-of-immigration-reform.html An 11-person contingent representing Utah businesses, community groups and faiths will descend on the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:15:00 MDT Not all federal agencies taking a hit in shutdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639233/Not-all-federal-agencies-taking-a-hit-in-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639233/Not-all-federal-agencies-taking-a-hit-in-shutdown.html As many high-profile agencies sit idle because of the federal government shutdown, others are humming along just fine, thank... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 10:16:34 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 2 years after passing tough immigration laws, Ga., Ala., stable http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633472/2-years-after-passing-tough-immigration-laws-Ga-Ala-stable.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633472/2-years-after-passing-tough-immigration-laws-Ga-Ala-stable.html Two years after Georgia and Alabama passed laws designed to drive away people living in the country illegally, the states'... Sat, 06 Jul 2013 10:10:16 MDT Mark Krikorian: Immigration reform: A tough, universal E-verify system is vital http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628155/Immigration-reform-A-tough-universal-E-verify-system-is-vital.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628155/Immigration-reform-A-tough-universal-E-verify-system-is-vital.html In 1986, Congress passed a large immigration bill based on a simple deal: amnesty for settled people who entered the U.S.... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 00:00:00 MDT Bipartisan bill would remake immigration system: 13-year path to U.S. citizenship, fines, fees http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627119/Bipartisan-bill-would-remake-immigration-system-13-year-path-to-US-citizenship-fines-fees.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627119/Bipartisan-bill-would-remake-immigration-system-13-year-path-to-US-citizenship-fines-fees.html The U.S. immigration system would undergo dramatic changes under a bipartisan Senate bill that puts a new focus on... Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:58:36 MDT Charles Krauthammer: Do Democrats want an immigration solution? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626228/Do-Democrats-want-an-immigration-solution.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626228/Do-Democrats-want-an-immigration-solution.html Is a bipartisan immigration deal at hand? It's close. Last week, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce worked out a... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 17:30:00 MDT Charles Krauthammer: Immigration plans need enforcement incentives http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623253/Immigration-plans-need-enforcement-incentives.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623253/Immigration-plans-need-enforcement-incentives.html The president suggested he would hold off introducing his own immigration bill as long as bipartisan Senate negotiations were... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Variety of new laws set to take effect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618764/Variety-of-new-laws-set-to-take-effect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618764/Variety-of-new-laws-set-to-take-effect.html Measures on gay rights and child safety are among the top state laws taking effect at the start of 2013, along with attempts... Wed, 26 Dec 2012 22:35:56 MST Letter: With immigration, complying with the law is not complicated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618599/With-immigration-complying-with-the-law-is-not-complicated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618599/With-immigration-complying-with-the-law-is-not-complicated.html Tue, 25 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST My view: Balanced coverage of immigration needed in media http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617763/Balanced-coverage-of-immigration-needed-in-media.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765617763/Balanced-coverage-of-immigration-needed-in-media.html When the media allows Mero and Shurtleff and others to paint people who are against illegal immigration with a broad brush to... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST Crafty thieves launch bold new strategy in identity theft war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565389/Crafty-thieves-launch-bold-new-strategy-in-identity-theft-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565389/Crafty-thieves-launch-bold-new-strategy-in-identity-theft-war.html In the war on identity theft, thieves have changed their strategies to counteract preventive measures by the government. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 07:00:00 MDT Some Alabama farmers cut back crops, citing crackdown http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765575738/Some-Alabama-farmers-cut-back-crops-citing-crackdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765575738/Some-Alabama-farmers-cut-back-crops-citing-crackdown.html Some Alabama farmers say they are planting less produce rather than risk having crops rot in the fields a second straight... Sun, 13 May 2012 08:53:38 MDT Federal employee audit of Stein Eriksen Lodge reveals small portion of 'ineligible' workers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553963/Federal-employee-audit-of-Stein-Eriksen-Lodge-reveals-small-portion-of-ineligible-workers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553963/Federal-employee-audit-of-Stein-Eriksen-Lodge-reveals-small-portion-of-ineligible-workers.html Thu, 12 Apr 2012 17:31:56 MDT Thousands of positions available for jobless Utahns http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553878/Thousands-of-positions-available-for-jobless-Utahns.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553878/Thousands-of-positions-available-for-jobless-Utahns.html Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:02:05 MDT APNewsBreak: Most Ala. firms miss immigration goal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765565869/APNewsBreak-Most-Ala-firms-miss-immigration-goal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765565869/APNewsBreak-Most-Ala-firms-miss-immigration-goal.html Tens of thousands of Alabama businesses have missed a deadline set by the state's strict immigration law to register with a... Wed, 04 Apr 2012 08:40:36 MDT Kan. House panel endorses narrow immigration bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564328/Kan-House-panel-endorses-narrow-immigration-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765564328/Kan-House-panel-endorses-narrow-immigration-bill.html A Kansas House committee endorsed a bill Thursday to require state agencies to check whether their new employees are in the... Thu, 29 Mar 2012 21:05:25 MDT Merrill Cook announces candidacy for Salt Lake County mayor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552188/Merrill-Cook-announces-candidacy-for-Salt-Lake-County-mayor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552188/Merrill-Cook-announces-candidacy-for-Salt-Lake-County-mayor.html Former Republican Utah congressman and seasoned campaigner Merrill Cook is making his second run at the Salt Lake County... Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:05:10 MDT Gov. Gary Herbert wanted lawmakers to toughen E-Verify http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551206/Gov-Gary-Herbert-wanted-lawmakers-to-toughen-E-Verify.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551206/Gov-Gary-Herbert-wanted-lawmakers-to-toughen-E-Verify.html Gov. Gary Herbert lamented that state lawmakers will not hear a bill this session to toughen the state's E-Verify law. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 17:56:24 MST Fremont to appeal ruling on immigration ordinance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555078/Fremont-to-appeal-ruling-on-immigration-ordinance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765555078/Fremont-to-appeal-ruling-on-immigration-ordinance.html City officials in Fremont say they will appeal a judge's ruling that overturned part of their controversial immigration... Tue, 28 Feb 2012 20:00:26 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 Neb. city's illegal immigration law to be nuisance http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552902/Neb-citys-illegal-immigration-law-to-be-nuisance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765552902/Neb-citys-illegal-immigration-law-to-be-nuisance.html A Nebraska city's attempt to fight illegal immigration with a newly court-approved ordinance appears likely to be more of an... Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:55:38 MST Senate panel tables guest worker repeal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551552/Senate-panel-tables-guest-worker-repeal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765551552/Senate-panel-tables-guest-worker-repeal.html Thu, 16 Feb 2012 22:29:42 MST Senate panel tabled guest worker repeal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550266/Senate-panel-tabled-guest-worker-repeal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550266/Senate-panel-tabled-guest-worker-repeal.html A Senate committee on Thursday put on ice a bill intended to repeal Utah's guest worker law. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 13:49:34 MST Utah Legislature boring but busy as session approaches halfway point http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765550307/Utah-Legislature-boring-but-busy-as-session-approaches-halfway-point.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765550307/Utah-Legislature-boring-but-busy-as-session-approaches-halfway-point.html That giant yawning sound at the top of State Street might be coming from the Utah Legislature. Sun, 12 Feb 2012 23:59:35 MST E-Verify immigration bill dies, then rises again in Utah Legislature http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398975/E-Verify-immigration-bill-dies-then-rises-again-in-Utah-Legislature.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398975/E-Verify-immigration-bill-dies-then-rises-again-in-Utah-Legislature.html Utah House members shot down Rep. Stephen Sandstrom's attempt to run a bill that would impose sanctions on employers who fail... Wed, 08 Feb 2012 17:11:57 MST WA measure aims to slow down spread of E-Verify http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219934/WA-measure-aims-to-slow-down-spread-of-E-Verify.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700219934/WA-measure-aims-to-slow-down-spread-of-E-Verify.html In Olympia, it's not all that often that immigrant advocacy groups and farmers are on the same side of a proposed bill. Sat, 28 Jan 2012 12:21:26 MST Repeal of guest worker bill; other tweaks of immigration laws on 2012 legislative agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397827/Repeal-of-guest-worker-bill-other-tweaks-of-immigration-laws-on-2012-legislative-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397827/Repeal-of-guest-worker-bill-other-tweaks-of-immigration-laws-on-2012-legislative-agenda.html Odds are the issue of illegal immigration won't dominate the Utah Legislature's agenda in 2012 as it did a year ago,... Sat, 21 Jan 2012 19:08:39 MST New laws in 2012 deal with immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210792/New-laws-in-2012-deal-with-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210792/New-laws-in-2012-deal-with-immigration.html Many laws reflect the nation's concerns over immigration, the cost of government and the best way to protect and benefit... Wed, 28 Dec 2011 23:21:54 MST Abortion, immigration changes among new 2012 laws http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210691/Abortion-immigration-changes-among-new-2012-laws.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210691/Abortion-immigration-changes-among-new-2012-laws.html eeking abortions in New Hampshire must first tell their parents or a judge, employers in Alabama must verify new workers'... Wed, 28 Dec 2011 14:34:02 MST New Ga. law requires safety features on golf carts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210153/New-Ga-law-requires-safety-features-on-golf-carts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700210153/New-Ga-law-requires-safety-features-on-golf-carts.html Golf cart owners in Georgia will soon have stricter requirements to follow if they plan to drive their carts on roadways. Mon, 26 Dec 2011 09:46:16 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 Readers' forum: Winder's consequences http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207456/Winders-consequences.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700207456/Winders-consequences.html West Valley City's City Council reprimanded Mayor Winder for writing news stories under an assumed name, and Winder voted for... Fri, 16 Dec 2011 00:00:00 MST Want a business license in West Valley City? Proposed resolution asks employers to check new worker status http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395846/Want-a-business-license-in-West-Valley-City-Proposed-resolution-asks-employers-to-check-new-worker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395846/Want-a-business-license-in-West-Valley-City-Proposed-resolution-asks-employers-to-check-new-worker.html West Valley City could become the latest municipality to ask applicants for city business licenses to verify the legal... Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:46:24 MST Less focus on immigration likely at GA legislature http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206112/Less-focus-on-immigration-likely-at-GA-legislature.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700206112/Less-focus-on-immigration-likely-at-GA-legislature.html Immigration was a dominant topic during the last legislative session in Georgia and while it's likely to surface again when... Sun, 11 Dec 2011 10:15:58 MST Ala. gov, lawmakers to work on immigration changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205711/Ala-gov-lawmakers-to-work-on-immigration-changes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700205711/Ala-gov-lawmakers-to-work-on-immigration-changes.html Alabama's governor said Friday he's working to clarify and simplify Alabama's tough immigration law, which critics say has... Fri, 09 Dec 2011 16:38:56 MST Federal solutions to immigration issues a must, debate panelist agree http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204732/Federal-solutions-to-immigration-issues-a-must-debate-panelist-agree.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204732/Federal-solutions-to-immigration-issues-a-must-debate-panelist-agree.html Opinions vary as to effectiveness of the federal E-Verify system, the federal governments' databases to check the employment... Tue, 06 Dec 2011 23:11:25 MST Washington County to require businesses to use E-Verify; St. George studying similar requirement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395435/Washington-County-to-require-businesses-to-use-E-Verify-St-George-studying-similar-requirement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705395435/Washington-County-to-require-businesses-to-use-E-Verify-St-George-studying-similar-requirement.html Within a matter of days, businesses with a Washington County business license must use the federal E-Verify system to check... Tue, 06 Dec 2011 18:48:33 MST Fla. farmers warn of crisis if undocumented workers taken away http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204546/Fla-farmers-warn-of-crisis-if-undocumented-workers-taken-away.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700204546/Fla-farmers-warn-of-crisis-if-undocumented-workers-taken-away.html Florida farmers, worried that lawmakers could strip them of their largely undocumented workforce, are warning of an impending... Tue, 06 Dec 2011 13:26:59 MST ICE pushes compliance program for businesses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197504/ICE-pushes-compliance-program-for-businesses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700197504/ICE-pushes-compliance-program-for-businesses.html In the past few months, the roster of companies in a revamped, voluntary immigration enforcement program has expanded by... Sun, 13 Nov 2011 11:52:20 MST Ala. bosses go to school to learn immigration law http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195286/Ala-bosses-go-to-school-to-learn-immigration-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700195286/Ala-bosses-go-to-school-to-learn-immigration-law.html Alabama's new immigration law brings with it mounds of paperwork and lots of red tape for businesses that want to make sure... Sun, 06 Nov 2011 16:28:41 MST E-Verify mandate poses a threat to legal workers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700191537/E-Verify-mandate-poses-a-threat-to-legal-workers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700191537/E-Verify-mandate-poses-a-threat-to-legal-workers.html Fane, a native of Tonga, works as a dispatcher for a company in Los Angeles. When she was hired, her employer used E-Verify,... Wed, 26 Oct 2011 00:00:00 MDT My view: Expanding E-Verify isn't easy fix for immigration problems http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700183934/Expanding-E-Verify-isnt-easy-fix-for-immigration-problems.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700183934/Expanding-E-Verify-isnt-easy-fix-for-immigration-problems.html Sun, 02 Oct 2011 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Alabama's travesty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700181588/Alabamas-travesty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700181588/Alabamas-travesty.html You don't have to spend too much time watching a video of farmers speaking at a truck stop forum in Alabama to understand, in... Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 MDT