IMMIGRANTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/IMMIGRANTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Remember, don’t vote for Democrats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58524870-82/democrats-push-republicans-vote.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58524870-82/democrats-push-republicans-vote.html.csp">Letter: Remember, don’t vote for Democrats</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T16:57:17.02-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before you vote, remember: 1. Harry Reid and Senate Democrats refused all compromise with Republicans last year, forcing a government shutdown; Republicans voted to partially fund government where there was bipartisan agreement. 2. Democrats push for restrictive, strangling energy rules, removing our freedom of choice. 3. Democrats push for amnesty for illegal immigrants, unfairly hurting all taxpaying citizens as Dems require increased funds to provide ever more programs for uneducated, unskil...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58524870@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:57:17 MDT Court tosses Arizona’s no-bail law for immigrants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58525718-68/law-court-bail-immigrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58525718-68/law-court-bail-immigrants.html.csp">Court tosses Arizona’s no-bail law for immigrants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACQUES BILLEAUD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T18:24:57.952-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • An appeals court on Wednesday struck down a voter-approved Arizona law that denies bail to immigrants who are in the country illegally and have been charged with a range of felonies that include shoplifting, aggravated identity theft, sexual assault and murder. An 11-member panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the law violates due-process rights by imposing punishment before trial. The court also said the law was a “scattershot attempt” at confronting people who flee f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585257182014-10-15T18:24:57.952-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T18:24:57.952-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58525718@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:24:57 MDT Harvard junior took dying mom to Mexico, now stuck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58520730-68/guerrero-immigration-mexico-harvard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58520730-68/guerrero-immigration-mexico-harvard.html.csp">Harvard junior took dying mom to Mexico, now stuck</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and PETER ORSI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-14T14:36:19.58-06:00">Updated Oct 14, 2014 02:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Reyes la Paz, Mexico • The chemotherapy stopped working last spring, as did the radiation. Doctors had already removed a kidney. So Harvard University junior Dario Guerrero Meneses did what any computer-savvy millennial might do for a dying parent — he searched online and acted quickly. Guerrero found clinics offering alternative treatments in Mexico and took his mother across the border, hoping to keep her alive. In an immigration system where even the smallest mistake can bring dire conseq...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585207302014-10-14T14:36:19.58-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-14T14:36:19.58-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58520730@www.sltrib.com Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:36:19 MDT Op-ed: Let’s stop deporting our legal immigrants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58504624-82/permanent-immigration-bad-immigrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58504624-82/permanent-immigration-bad-immigrants.html.csp">Op-ed: Let’s stop deporting our legal immigrants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Skyler Anderson</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T16:54:01.283-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One might logically presume that lawful permanent residency in the United States is precisely what it purports to be. Permanent. However, logic and consistency rarely seem to make it to the final draft of any of our nation’s immigration laws. Every year the U.S. deports thousands of our lawful permanent residents (“green card holders”) based on criminal convictions ranging from misdemeanor theft to murder. That’s right, both misdemeanor theft and murder may be considered “aggravated felonies” f...</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> 58504624@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:54:01 MDT Dionne: A Tar Heel rebellion against voter suppression http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58501029-82/tillis-hagan-state-born.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58501029-82/tillis-hagan-state-born.html.csp">Dionne: A Tar Heel rebellion against voter suppression</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T16:52:10.307-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 04:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Burlington, N.C. • The clergy gathered in the second-floor conference room at the First Baptist Church here were pondering whether this midterm election might be different from other midterm elections. The five African-American pastors and bishops represented diverse theological traditions, but all were profoundly unhappy over what North Carolina’s ultra-conservative state government in Raleigh had done to reduce access to the ballot box, cut education spending, and turn back money to expand Me...</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> 58501029@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:52:10 MDT U.S.: Immigrant families fail to report to agents http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58456341-68/families-immigration-detention-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58456341-68/families-immigration-detention-federal.html.csp">U.S.: Immigrant families fail to report to agents</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T18:38:02.685-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Tens of thousands of young families caught crossing the border illegally earlier this year subsequently failed to meet with federal immigration agents, as they were instructed, the Homeland Security Department has acknowledged privately. An official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement revealed that about 70 percent of immigrant families the Obama administration had released into the U.S. never showed up weeks later for follow up appointments. The ICE official made the dis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584563412014-09-25T18:38:02.685-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T18:38:02.685-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456341@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:38:02 MDT Obama chief of staff pledges action on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58404319-68/obama-act-immigration-lawmakers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58404319-68/obama-act-immigration-lawmakers.html.csp">Obama chief of staff pledges action on immigration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T20:23:52.221-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 08:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama will act on his own by year’s end to remake the nation’s fractured immigration system, and he will go as far as he can under the law, the White House chief of staff told frustrated Latino lawmakers Thursday. Chief of staff Denis McDonough made the commitments in a closed-door meeting at the Capitol with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Like other Latinos and immigrants rights’ activists the lawmakers were fuming over Obama’s decision Saturday, ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584043192014-09-11T20:23:52.221-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-11T20:23:52.221-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58404319@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:23:52 MDT Letter: Reform immigration to build American business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58402884-82/immigration-reform-immigrants-skilled.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58402884-82/immigration-reform-immigrants-skilled.html.csp">Letter: Reform immigration to build American business</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T17:29:01.642-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Having got my M.S. in computer science from Utah State and my MBA from BYU, I am surprised how hard the U.S. immigration policies make it for highly skilled immigrants to contribute to the growth of the economy. Most of us live here by choice in this great country, but U.S. policies are increasingly hostile toward highly skilled immigrants and force us to return and compete against the U.S. It’s very hard for us to invest in the U.S., knowing that we could lose our jobs and be deported immediat...</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> 58402884@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:29:01 MDT Bloomberg View: Obama’s immigration retreat shows power of political fear http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398102-82/immigrants-obama-undocumented-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58398102-82/immigrants-obama-undocumented-senate.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Obama’s immigration retreat shows power of political fear</a></h4>