IMMIGRANTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/IMMIGRANTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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>