Tag: Immigrants

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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Protesters rally in Salt Lake against U.S. immigration policy

This article by Alec Williams originally appeared in the Deseret News. SALT LAKE CITY — About 50 people rallied outside the U.S. Attorney’s Office downtown Friday afternoon, protesting a new “zero tolerance” immigration policy that separates families trying to cross the southwest border. “Today, nearly 200 rallies across the nation are coming together,” María del

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Press Release – BETTER UTAH CALLS ON UTAH’S FEDERAL DELEGATION TO DENOUNCE EXECUTIVE ORDER ON REFUGEES AND IMMIGRATION

Salt Lake City, UT – Good government group, Alliance for a Better Utah, called on members of Utah’s federal delegation to join Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain in immediately denouncing the recent executive order issued by the Trump Administration freezing the admission of refugees and immigrants from several predominantly Muslim countries. As noted by

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