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Governor Herbert Urged to Veto Immigration Bills

08 March 2011 Published in Legislative Work

The ACLU of Utah issued a statement calling on Governor Herbert to veto HB 497 (Immigration Enforcement) and HB 116 (Guest Worker Program), which recently passed the Utah State Legislature.  These bills are contrary both to federal immigration laws and to the principles set forth in the Utah Compact.