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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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My view: Helping ‘undocumented Americans’

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

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