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ACLU of Utah Thanks Sen. Hatch For Immigration Reform Leaderhip

05 June 2013 Published in Federal Policy Work

The ACLU of Utah wrote to thank Sen. Hatch for his leadership on Immigration Reform and helping pass S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. We applaud his willingness to reach across the aisle to find a legislative solution that reflects Utah’s values.

June 6, 2013

The Honorable Orrin Hatch
8402 Federal Building
125 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84138

Dear Senator Hatch:

On behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah (“ACLU of Utah”), a non-partisan organization with more 2500 members and supporters in Utah, we write to thank you for your inspiring leadership on immigration reform, and applaud you for your willingness to reach across the aisle to find a legislative solution that reflects Utah’s values.

The passage out of the Senate Judiciary Committee of S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization ActOn behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah (“ACLU of Utah”), a non-partisan organization with more 2500 members and supporters in Utah, we write to thank you for your inspiring leadership on immigration reform, and applaud you for your willingness to reach across the aisle to find a legislative solution that reflects Utah’s values., is a tremendous step forward for all immigrants and all Americans. Like most Americans, Utahns overwhelmingly want a solution to our current, broken immigration system, and your efforts to support a meaningful and significant reform are admirable.

While we continue to take issue with some elements of the bill, that does not detract from our admiration for your collaborative efforts to craft an authentic compromise. This breakthrough legislation could not have been accomplished without the incredible dedication of you and your staff to reaching a truly bipartisan solution.

We are so grateful to you for your leadership on immigration reform in the Senate, and we look forward to working with you as this legislation moves forward. Please do not hesitate to contact Karen McCreary, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801-521-9862 x102, or Marina Lowe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801-521-9862 x103 if we can be a resource on this or any other issue.

Sincerely,


Karen McCreary
Executive Director

Marina Lowe
Legislative and Policy Counsel