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Friday, July 6, 2018

‘This is Home’

More than 100 immigrants and refugees were naturalized Friday.
On Friday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office welcomed 111 new citizens in its annual Independence Day celebration at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

A Seat at the Table

Thousands gather at the Capitol to protest Trump’s immigration policies.
“It’s heartbreaking,” Timoteo said before musing on the perilous journey many immigrants embark on to reach U.S. soil.

Make American Presidents Impeachable Again

Group clamors for Trump’s legal removal from office.
A voice from out the throng shouted a follow-up question—“So, why aren’t you running for president?” Steyer laughed along with the crowd.

Facts Are Facts

Guv offers thoughts on Utah’s Lee brothers potentially filling Supreme Court vacancy.
“Tom Lee, who I think is a brilliant, brilliant intellect, understands the rules of law, and doesn’t legislate from the bench,” Herbert said.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Primaries See Democrats Ahead by Small Margins

Dailey-Provost and Kitchen hold small leads following Tuesday’s election.
Kitchen gave his supporters a victory speech and said the “spread is pretty safe.”

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Here to Stay'

Mayor Biskupski, I Am an Immigrant unveil public art installation.
“The objective is to display, in form of art, the contributions that immigrants have made,” volunteer Francisco Juarez told City Weekly.

Monday, June 25, 2018

It’s (Primary) Election Day!

A quick look at races you can vote in during Tuesday’s primary election.
Tuesday is primary election day and that means if you haven’t already mailed in a ballot, you might be trying to figure out how you can vote.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

‘One Change at a Time’

Refugees recognized by city, mayor amid latest immigration turmoil.
To kick off the World Refugee Day celebration, more than 50 people gathered at the Sorenson Unity Center on the city’s west side for a moment of silence and reflection.

Monday, June 18, 2018

‘The American Heart’

Romney speaks out against Trump’s immigration policy during local company tour.
“I don’t think it demonstrates the nature of the American heart when you see children being ripped from their parents at the border," he said.

Friday, June 15, 2018

‘Who’s Going to Be Their Voice?’

Hundreds show support for local immigrant, refugee and asylee communities.
Erica Rojas went to the protest with her husband and 8-month-old son. “You don’t have to be a parent to feel disgust and anger, to see how these children are being treated," she said.

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