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Former Utah AG to testify in support of immigration reform

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is pushing for the passage of a major immigration reform bill set to be unveiled to the U.S. 224 more words


Immigration Reform 2013

From AgWeb.com, Jim Dickrell, Dairy Today Editor, 27 Feb 2012.

After 2012 elections, reform might be possible

The bad news, if it’s even news, is that national, comprehensive immigration reform isn’t going to happen this year. 988 more words


Agriculture Officials Seek Access to Migrant Labor

From DeseretNews.com, Emiley Morgan, Deseret News, 18 Sept 2011.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — At a meeting of representatives of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture from 46 states in Salt Lake City this week, one thing was clear — they need workers and they need a working, legal and efficient system that meets that need. 780 more words


The Economic Argument for Immigration Reform

Mark Shurtleff, attorney general of Utah, kicked off a panel discussion on state immigration laws at the National Press Club this Tuesday.

He began by recounting the important role of immigrants, particularly Chinese migrant workers who were severely despised and discriminated against, in the building of the  460 more words


Tourism Achievement Award given to UWSL

(Photo Credit: Visit Salt Lake)

By: Deborah S. Bayle
President and CEO

On Thursday, June 16, United Way of Salt Lake was proud to receive the Tourism Achievement Award from Visit Salt Lake, as one of the creators of the Utah Compact.  196 more words


Utah County GOP Passes Anti-Guest Worker Resolution

From SLTrib.com, The Salt Lake Tribune, David Montero, 30 Apr 2011.

Spanish Fork • A resolution seeking to repeal a guest worker immigration bill scored a major victory Saturday when it narrowly won endorsement in Utah County — the backyard of one of its key architects and cheerleaders. 941 more words


Opinion: Was the Utah Solution Just Smoke and Mirrors?

From DeseretNews.com, John Florez, 16 Apr 2011.

Was the Utah Solution just smoke and mirrors, and what happened to the Utah Compact?

When the public outcry over immigration reached a boiling point, community leaders from came forward calling for policymakers to adopt reasonable policies regarding immigration. 637 more words