Immigration Archive

Chamber Explains Opposition to Verification Mandate

When illegal immigration-related bills are debated in the Utah Legislature, it’s not just immigration advocates who show up to the meetings. A

Lawmakers Midway Through Session, Not Fazed by Herbert’s Criticism

Utah lawmakers are past the halfway mark of the legislative session with a budget left to approve, immigration reform to consider and

Bill Punishing Businesses for Hiring Illegal Immigrants Clears Committee

A bill that punishes Utah businesses for employing undocumented immigrants cleared the legislature’s House Business and Labor Committee yesterday. But as KCPW’s

Party-Line Vote Moves Sandstrom’s Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act Forward

A three-hour committee hearing at the state capitol Friday ended in Utah lawmakers approving the controversial Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act on a

Politics Up Close: State Rep. Joel Briscoe

Week three of the Utah legislature’s 2011 session is wrapping up. We checked in with freshman Democratic Representative Joel Briscoe on the

Sandstrom: Not Watering Down My Bill

Responding to concerns about the cost and resources it would take to enforce his anti-illegal immigration bill, Republican Representative Stephen Sandstrom unveiled

Lawmakers Move Closer to Scrapping Driving Privilege Card

Illegal immigrants would no longer be able to legally drive a car in Utah, if the state legislature passes a Senate bill

Salt Lake City Concerned about Cost of Immigration Bill

A new analysis from the Utah Legislature estimates a bill aimed at catching undocumented immigrants would cost local cities and counties in

Resolution Urges Congress to Act on Immigration, or Give Authority to States

Several bills in the Utah legislature this year aim to deal with illegal immigration on the state level. And lawmakers in one

Robles Picks Up GOP Lawmaker to Sponsor Illegal Immigration Bill

A GOP lawmaker will join Democratic State Senator Luz Robles in sponsoring a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to work in