HB116 http://kuer.org en Proposal to Delay Guest Worker Law Heads to Senate http://kuer.org/post/proposal-delay-guest-worker-law-heads-senate <p>A state Senate committee voted Wednesday to push back the start date for Utah’s guest worker program by two years to give Congress a chance to work on comprehensive immigration reform. &nbsp;</p><p>Utah’s guest worker program was set to go into effect this July, but Republican Senator Curt Bramble of Provo introduced Senate Bill 225 to postpone the implementation until 2015.&nbsp; Bramble told the Senate Business and Labor committee that Utah’s guest worker law was designed to pressure the federal government into reforming immigration policy.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:40:42 +0000 Andrea Smardon 25650 at http://kuer.org