IMMIGRATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/IMMIGRATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp">Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a broad immigration overhaul after the midterm elections in November. He said that if lawmakers did not pass an overhaul, “I’m going to do what I can to make sure the system works better.” But for the first time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487492014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348749@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:50:37 MDT Milbank: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347281-82/lynn-kennedy-minors-unaccompanied.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347281-82/lynn-kennedy-minors-unaccompanied.html.csp">Milbank: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T11:51:03.532-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • It’s August in the capital, quiet enough for scapegoats to roam freely. In fact, the mayor of Lynn, Mass., came for a visit on Wednesday and released a few of this breed in the heart of downtown, at the National Press Club. Hosted by a hard-line immigration group, the mayor, Judith Flanagan Kennedy, told an alarming tale about how unaccompanied minors emigrating illegally from Guatemala have caused havoc in her fair burg. “The vast majority of them were claiming to be between 14 and...</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> 58347281@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:51:03 MDT U.S. asylum for foreign victims of domestic violence a possibility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344985-68/asylum-case-immigration-ruling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344985-68/asylum-case-immigration-ruling.html.csp">U.S. asylum for foreign victims of domestic violence a possibility</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="2014-08-27T21:53:24.043-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A government immigration board has determined for the first time that domestic violence victims may be able to qualify for asylum in the United States. The ruling comes in the case of a Guatemalan woman who crossed into the U.S. illegally in 2005 after fleeing her husband. She said she called local police in Guatemala to report the abuse but was repeatedly told that the authorities would not interfere in her marriage. She argued that the abuse and the lack of police response should...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583449852014-08-27T21:53:24.043-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T21:53:24.043-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344985@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:53:24 MDT Obama’s most controversial step: halting deportations for millions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344850-68/obama-president-congress-laws.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344850-68/obama-president-congress-laws.html.csp">Obama’s most controversial step: halting deportations for millions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T21:26:03.599-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expected onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that Congress failed to provide enough resources to fully enforce U.S. laws, thereby ceding wide latitude to White House to prioritize deportations of the 11.5 million people who are in the country illegally, administration officials and legal experts said....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583448502014-08-27T21:26:03.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T21:26:03.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344850@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:26:03 MDT Sheriff says Legislature to blame for Utah immigration pickle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335360-78/immigration-law-winder-status.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335360-78/immigration-law-winder-status.html.csp">Sheriff says Legislature to blame for Utah immigration pickle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T22:11:34.4-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sheriff Jim Winder said Monday it’s not fair that Salt Lake County taxpayers had to foot the bill to settle a lawsuit stemming from jailers holding a possible undocumented immigrant for 46 days after he posted bail — a situation Winder blamed on the Legislature. Winder said despite opposition from himself and other local law officers, the Legislature enacted the law in 2008 that led to the jailers holding a suspect for weeks, even though he should have been freed after posting bail. The county ...</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> 58335360@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:11:34 MDT Paul Ryan says he’d love to see Mitt Romney run again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58324113-68/ryan-romney-obama-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58324113-68/ryan-romney-obama-president.html.csp">Paul Ryan says he’d love to see Mitt Romney run again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TAMMY WEBBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:55:51.472-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Thursday he would love to see Mitt Romney run again for president and teased the GOP’s former nominee at one point that the “third time’s the charm.” Appearing with Ryan at a public event for the first time since their ticket lost two years ago, Romney offered his own good-humored praise by saying that Ryan “wouldn’t be a bad president” himself. Ryan, R-Wis., has said he will wait until after the midterm elections to decide whether to pursue his own presidentia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583241132014-08-21T22:55:51.472-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T22:55:51.472-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58324113@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:51 MDT McCartney: For 3 Salvadoran teens, a flight from barbarism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58321604-82/gang-salvadoran-sister-avoid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58321604-82/gang-salvadoran-sister-avoid.html.csp">McCartney: For 3 Salvadoran teens, a flight from barbarism</a></h4>