Utah legislature approves new version of Arizona-style immigration bill

[JURIST] The Utah House and Senate [official websites] on Friday approved a new Arizona-style immigration law. The Utah Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act [HB 497 text, PDF] replaces the older version [HB 70 text, PDF] of the law that had lost favor with state Senate members in the last few weeks. The new law omits [text, PDF] the controversial language [Salt Lake Tribune report] that critics had accused of being too similar to the controversial Arizona-style law. The Utah law still…

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