CITIZENSHIP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CITIZENSHIP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Poll: Immigration concerns rise with the tide of children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238693-68/percent-immigration-border-illegally.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238693-68/percent-immigration-border-illegally.html.csp">Poll: Immigration concerns rise with the tide of children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JENNIFER AGIESTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T19:56:02.626-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 07:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">McAllen, Texas • For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings. Yet most Americans now say U.S. law should be changed so they can be sent home quickly, without a deportation hearing. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds two-thirds of Americans now say illegal immigration is a serious problem for the country, up 14 points since May and on par with ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582386932014-07-29T19:56:02.626-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T19:56:02.626-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238693@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:56:02 MDT New rules help Utah snag immigrants’ illegal driver licenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207665-78/driver-license-utah-licenses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58207665-78/driver-license-utah-licenses.html.csp">New rules help Utah snag immigrants’ illegal driver licenses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T14:28:49.116-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 02:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Forcing Utah drivers to prove their citizenship and identity for a license may have seemed like torture at times during the past five years, initially causing lines with waits that averaged more than three hours. But it has brought some results expected by lawmakers during heated immigration debates. Since the program started in 2010, the state found that 5,923 undocumented immigrants illegally had full driver licenses, obtained largely through use of Social Security numbers they should not hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:28:49 MDT Iraqi interpreter takes oath as a U.S. citizen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58175001-78/kadhim-lake-salt-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58175001-78/kadhim-lake-salt-family.html.csp">Iraqi interpreter takes oath as a U.S. citizen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T13:16:41.273-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 01:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hussein-Jake Jawad Kadhim was called a traitor and survived three murder attempts while working as a translator for the U.S. Army in his native Iraq. The danger didn’t deter him and he stuck with the job for five years. “I feel God sent me to help the Americans and the Iraqis,” said Kadhim, who is now a Salt Lake City resident — and a U.S. citizen. The 32-year-old took the oath of citizenship along with 48 other immigrants on Friday at the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City. Many were emotion...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175001@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 13:16:41 MDT