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Utah’s New Immigration Bills

March 7th, 2011 · 5 Comments

The state of Utah took a different path than its neighbor to the south (Arizona for those of you who are geographically impaired) in passing its own immigration bills last week. One of the new Utah laws is an immigration enforcement measure, which requires the police to check the immigration status of anyone arrested for [...]

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Tags: Immigration · Mormon Church

LatinoPoliticsBlog speaks with Tony Yapias, Director of Proyecto Latino de Utah, about the infamous “brown list”

July 18th, 2010 · 15 Comments

This past week the Latino community in Utah has been reeling from the infamous “brown list” that included the names, birth dates, addresses, phone numbers and some social security numbers of approximately 1,300 people who are suspected of being undocumented. This list even included the names of children and plus the due dates of some [...]

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Tags: Immigration · Mexico · Mitt Romney · Mormon Church · racism

Latinos and the same-sex marriage ban

November 7th, 2008 · 37 Comments

A majority of Latino voters in California voted in favor of Proposition 8 on Tuesday, eliminating the right of same sex couples to marry. I voted “No” on this measure for a variety of reasons — the biggest being I’m sick of the government taking away rights from people, especially after 8 years of GWB. [...]

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Tags: GWB · Mormon Church · Same-sex marriage

What a Mitt Romney presidency might mean for Latinos.

August 16th, 2007 · 20 Comments

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney won the Iowa Republican Party Straw Poll this past weekend. Additionally, reports have just come out that he’s worth an estimated $247 million, making all of the fuss about Democratic candidate John Edwards’ riches look like much ado about nothing. John Edwards reports assets of about $30 million and has [...]

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Tags: GWB · JFK · John Edwards · Kennedys · Mitt Romney · Mormon Church · National Association of Latino Elected Officials · National Council of La Raza · Presidential Elections