Illegal Immigration http://kuer.org en Swallow Joins Other Attorneys General Backing Immigration Reform http://kuer.org/post/swallow-joins-other-attorneys-general-backing-immigration-reform <p>Utah Attorney General John Swallow is encouraging Congress to enact immigration reform.&nbsp; Swallow is part of a bipartisan group of 35 Attorney Generals who sent a letter to federal leaders calling for reform that improves the immigration system, keeps communities safe and protects borders.&nbsp;</p><p>Swallow says drug crime, identity theft issues, and gangs tied to illegal immigration are threatening Utah’s safety and economy.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:27:51 +0000 Andrea Smardon 27567 at http://kuer.org Swallow Joins Other Attorneys General Backing Immigration Reform Business Leaders Urge Congress to Act on Immigration http://kuer.org/post/business-leaders-urge-congress-act-immigration <p></p><p></p><p>Business leaders in Utah say they’re disappointed in the state’s two U.S. Senator’s for trying to delay comprehensive immigration reform while the economy suffers. But Republican Senator’s Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee say they’re not ready to back a catch-all bill, especially if it contains a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.</p><p>Congress returned from Spring break this week with immigration reform at the top of the agenda. Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie says for members of Utah’s delegation to say they need more time is ridiculous.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:33:26 +0000 Whittney Evans 27564 at http://kuer.org Business Leaders Urge Congress to Act on Immigration