Immigration Archive

The Rundown: Executive Action on Immigration Reform Drawing Near?

Today on the show we check in with Mark Alvarez, immigration expert for Telemundo Utah and local Spanish language radio host. After

SL Co. Settles Lawsuit Over Immigration Law

(KCPW News) A lawsuit pitting Salt Lake County against a man it detained over immigration status has been settled. Enrique Uroza will receive

Utah Republicans Urge Action on Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) Action on immigration reform has stalled in Washington since the senate passed legislation last year and the republican-controlled House then

Utah, Intermountain Leaders Back Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) A letter on immigration reform, co-signed by leaders from six different Mountain West states, got a boost from prominent Utahns

Rep. Stewart Confronts Immigration Reform Proponents

(KCPW News) United States Representative Chris Stewart faced a bombardment of questions related to immigration reform on Thursday. The congressman from Utah’s

The Rundown: Mark Alvarez on Immigration Reform and a Report on the Utah Bar’s New Legal Aid Plan

Today on the program Mark Alvarez, immigration expert for Telemundo Utah, on the immigration reform debate that’s moving from the Senate to

Political Cornflakes: Data Center and Immigration Debate

(KCPW News) What, exactly, is inside the NSA Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that question to Thomas Burr,

Immigration Debate Front and Center in Washington and in Utah

(KCPW News) Members of an immigrants-rights group began an extended vigil Wednesday morning outside of Senator Orrin Hatch’s Salt Lake City office.

Senate Votes to Continue Debate on Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) The Senate voted on Tuesday to proceed in their deliberations on immigration reform. KCPW’s Roger McDonough spoke with Mark Alvarez,

Governor Appoints Thurl Bailey as Utah’s First Refugee Ambassador

(KCPW News) On Monday, Governor Herbert appointed basketball star Thurl Bailey as the first ambassador to Utah’s growing refugee community. KCPW reporter

‘Gang of Eight’ Unveils Legislation to Overhaul Immigration

(KCPW News) After months of negotiating, a bipartisan group of US senators known as the Gang of Eight has released their proposal

Utah Chambers of Commerce Seek Action on Immigration

(KCPW News) Presidents from various Utah Chambers of Commerce came together on Tuesday morning to urge Congress to pass immigration reform legislation

Bill to Block Medicaid Expansion Advances Out of House

(KCPW News) The Utah House of Representatives on Monday advanced legislation aimed at blocking federal Medicaid expansion in the state under the

Bill to Allow Wine Sampling in Utah Liquor Stores Passes Out of Senate

(KCPW News) A bill that would allow retailers to sample wines in Utah liquor stores passed out of the Senate on Monday

Lawmakers Debate Postponing State Immigration Measures

(KCPW News) A bill that would push back the start date of Utah’s guest worker program for undocumented immigrants was debated in

Arguments Made in Utah Immigration Law Case

(KCPW News) Civil rights attorneys argued for making permanent an injunction against a contentious immigration enforcement law on Friday afternoon, while protesters

Politics Up Close: Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck, Gov. Herbert’s Environmental Adviser

Progressive public policy is the goal of Democratic State Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck. The Salt Lake City lawmaker has served in the legislature

Shurtleff: Supreme Court Ruling Mostly a Win for Utah’s Law

Utah’s top law enforcement official says today’s Supreme Court ruling striking down much of Arizona’s illegal immigration enforcement law is mostly a

Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Immigration During Debate

(KCPW News) Health care, how to manage public lands, jobs and the economy were all topics of discussion GOP candidates for