Tag: DACA

Immigrants Welcome: Salt Lake County Council reaches compromise on immigration resolution

This story originally appeared on cityweekly.net. Read it in its entirety here. After a sometimes-contentious debate, the Salt Lake County Council struck a compromise Tuesday over Councilwoman Shireen Ghorbani’s resolution to affirm the county’s commitment to welcoming immigrants and to pressure Utah’s congressional delegation to address federal immigration reform. An animated discussion erupted soon after

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Press release/Comunicado de prensa: Better Utah and Comunidades Unidas encourage Salt Lake Council to support immigration resolution/ Better Utah y Comunidades Unidas Fomentan al Consejo del Condado de Salt Lake para apoyar la resolución de la inmigración

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – On Tuesday, June 11th, the Salt Lake County Council will vote on a resolution from Councilmember Shireen Ghorbani regarding the County’s role in supporting immigrants and immigrant communities. In anticipation of the vote, Alliance for a Better Utah and Comunidades Unidas issued their

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How do we as Utahns respond to DACA?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]To say I was disappointed by the Trump administration’s announcement today ending DACA would be an understatement. I’m sad that so many of my friends–here in Utah where I live, in Arizona where I grew up, in Texas where I served a spanish-speaking mission, and across the nation–may face the possibility of being ejected from

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