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Senate Version of a Guest Worker Permit Would Violate Constitution

23 February 2011 Published in Legislative Work

A Senate Committee passed out S.B. 60 S, "Pilot Accountability Permit Program and Identity Related Amendments," that would allow undocumented individuals in Utah to work. Despite its many constitutional flaws, this bill now heads to the Senate floor for debate. Marina Lowe, Legislative and Policy Council with the ACLU of Utah, testified in opposition to the bill before the Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement, and Criminal Justice Committee on Wednesday, February 23.