Don't tell them. But it looks like some Utah state officials are taking our advice.
We said this:
" ... immigration is a federal issue. State lawmakers shouldn't meddle. Local law enforcement should not be burdened.
"Utahns should accept the end of HB497 and lobby our members of Congress to do their job on that issue."
— from the June 21 Tribune editorial, "Judge wise to void Utah's immigration crackdown"
They did this:
— Utah legislators join letter urging immigration reform — Lee Davidson | The Salt Lake Tribune
"Some big-name Utah Republican legislators joined in a letter Tuesday urging the state's congressional delegation to pass immigration reform this year — and said broad support for such action exists in the GOP. ..."