Immigration Archive

Utah’s Guest Worker Law Survives Effort to Repeal

Legislation aimed at repealing Utah's controversial guest worker law failed to pass out of a Senate committee this morning after nearly two

Group Calls on State Lawmakers to Stop Wasting Money on Illegal Immigration Reform

A government records request filed by the activist group United for Social Justice reveals the state has spent more than $85,000 defending

CityViews 12/13/11: Sederburg on Higher Ed

Segment 1: Under his watch as Commissioner of Higher Education, William Sederburg saw student enrollment at Utah’s eight colleges and universities grow

Politics Up Close: Pete Ashdown Makes 2nd Bid for U.S. Senate

Internet entrepreneur Pete Ashdown is once again venturing into politics. The founder and CEO of Salt Lake City-based Internet service provider XMission

Ashdown Launches Second Senate Bid

Pete Ashdown, founder and CEO of Utah Internet Service Provider XMission announced his second candidacy for the U.S. Senate Friday at the

Western States Forge Consensus on Immigration Reform at Summit

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says punitive illegal immigration measures than have taken effect in states like Arizona, Georgia and Alabama are

Shurtleff to Host Mountain West Immigration Summit

Business, law enforcement, faith and government leaders will gather in Utah tomorrow to discuss immigration in the Mountain West Immigration Summit hosted

Hair Braiding Regulation Sparks Debate in Legislature

Hairs were split at the State Capitol this morning when licensed cosmetologists filled a committee room to protest a potential bill that

Politics Up Close: ACLU on Public Defender System in Utah

The U.S. Supreme Court has made it clear that criminal defendants who can’t afford a lawyer must be provided one by the

Politics Up Close: Sandstrom on Immigration, Political Plans

Republican Representative Stephen Sandstrom is known as the sponsor of a highly controversial new illegal immigration law, currently tied up in federal