Immigration Archive

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