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Unconstitutional Guest Worker Bill Passes House Committee

15 February 2011 Published in Legislative Work

H.B. 116, "Guest Worker Program Act," passed out of the House Workforce Services and Community and Economic Development Committee yesterday after a vote of 6 to 1. Esperanza Granados, Public Policy Advocate for the ACLU of Utah, testified before the committee warning that the bill violates the 4th, 5th and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.