Jul 11, 2019 3:18 pm MDTWhat access do ICE, federal agencies have to Utahns' driver's license information? The Utah Department of Public Safety has allowed law enforcement, including federal agencies, access to residents' driver's license and driving privilege card information, including photos, for some time.
Dennis Romboy is a reporter for Deseret News where for the past 20 years he has covered a variety of beats including state and local government, human services and the 2002 Olympics. He spent six years as a special projects reporter writing in-depth stories on social problems such drug addiction and child abuse. He has also worked as an assistant city editor. His current assignment includes federal courts, immigration issues and the Utah Legislature. Romboy was born in Salt Lake City and graduated from the University of Utah in 1989. He previously worked at the Standard-Examiner in Ogden. He has won numerous local and national awards for his writing. He enjoys running, snowboarding and crossword puzzles.
Jul 10, 2019 2:04 pm MDTJudge gives former Utah A.G. Mark Shurtleff 'last shot' to make case against D.A., FBI Poised to throw out Mark Shurtleff's multimillion-dollar civil rights lawsuit against federal, state and county law enforcement officials, a federal judge decided Wednesday to give the former Utah attorney general one last chance.
Jul 9, 2019 5:51 pm MDTUtah lawmakers to keep eye on sharing personal data with feds for facial recognition searches Utah legislative leaders say they might hold hearings on reports that the state Department of Public Safety allowed federal immigration agents to use Utahns' driver's license photo for facial recognition searches.
Jul 9, 2019 2:06 pm MDTAre Snapchat and Instagram mobile 'strip clubs'? Sen. Mike Lee and Church of Jesus Christ weigh in on app ratings Popular smartphone apps such as Snapchat and Instagram need to better help parents protect children from being exposed to sexually explicit content and sexual predators, digital watchdogs told a U.S. Senate panel Tuesday.
Jul 8, 2019 3:03 pm MDTUtah refutes reports of sharing driver's license photos with immigration agents Utah officials refuted reports Monday that the state Department of Public Safety allowed Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to mine Utahns' driver's license photos using facial recognition technology.
Jul 6, 2019 5:50 pm MDTHow H-1B visa quotas are denying educated immigrants the American dream Marie Francois grew up in Haiti reading books her mother picked up from a local thrift shop, often tomes that had smart-looking people on the cover. She read mostly during the day when it didn't matter that their small home didn't have electricity.
Jul 1, 2019 10:51 am MDTUtah Sen. Mitt Romney criticizes Trump — again — for defending Saudi prince accused in journalist's death Sen. Mitt Romney took issue with President Donald Trump defending his relationship with the Saudi Arabian leader who allegedly ordered the hit on a Washington Post columnist.