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Judge Grills State on Purpose of Utah’s Immigration Law

"Over the course of two hours Friday, U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups asked a variation on the same question several times to Utah Assistant Attorney General Phil Lott about the state’s enforcement-only immigration law. "[You] have the same right to do what you’re already doing...

Key Provisions of Utah's Anti-Immigrant Law Struck Down

"A federal district court today issued a decision blocking several components of Utah’s HB 497, an Arizona-style anti-immigrant law passed in 2011 that threatened the basic civil rights of all Utahns. In its order, the court blocked key provisions of the law that would have allowed police...