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Utah protest at Grand America Hotel over immigrant rights

by Chris Manor |
7/21/11
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Salt Lake City protest demand rights for immigrants (Fight Back! News/Staff)

Salt Lake City, Utah - Activists gathered here, July 16, for an emergency action outside the National Governors’ Association Conference, protesting the Grand America Hotel’s attack on immigrants. Last year Utah legislators passed SB 251, which requires all businesses with more than 15 employees to use the E-verify system to track workers. However, the Utah state government refused to include any penalties for businesses that refuse to use E-verify, in part because the politicians did not want to hurt big corporations that exploit immigrant labor.

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