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 Mar Gonzáles, a community outreach fellow for ACLU Utah, said to
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
The truth of parenthood that I didn’t fully comprehend until I joined the world’s harried throng of parents is that it truly does take a village to raise a child and support a family. I finally understood Mrs. Weasley, the beloved mother-figure from Harry Potter, when it was revealed that her greatest, most terrible fear
[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
Better Utah had Monday off (hence the lack of Manic Monday post!), making it a little hard to believe it is already time for that midweek pick-me-up. But alas – it is Wednesday. And whether or not you are in need of that pick-me-up, here is a lovely assortment of political cartoons from the past week.
America is a nation of immigrants – built on a long, proud history of aiding persecuted people. The Statue of Liberty—the Mother of Exiles—welcomes millions seeking a safe haven with the comforting words, “give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Over the past few years, more than 4 million
Disappointment in Lockhart and the legislature, Count My Vote, immigration, and voter fraud in this week’s Letters to the Editors from newspapers across Utah. Resident disappointed in Utah’s legislature It’s disappointing to observe how Utah’s far right-wing legislators, led by Speaker Lockhart, are so extremely eager to grab federal tax dollars whenever they will benefit
Better UTAH intern Diya Shah argued for compassionate immigration reform in an OpEd in today’s Deseret News. Utahns are known for their caregiving. I am not surprised that the Utah Compact that humanizes undocumented immigrants and was praised by Obama, is a creation of Utahns. Individuals brought into the United States as children are as American