Sutherland Institute defends guest worker program

A conservative Utah think tank is defending the state’s controversial new guest worker program, just days before delegates to the state GOP convention are set to vote on a resolution calling for its repeal. The Sutherland Institute has issued a six-page report intended to “clear away the misinformation about HB116,” the bill passed by the 2011 Legislature that would allow undocumented immigrants to apply to work legally in Utah.

By Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News

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