New 'Homelessness Czar' Appointed And More On Behind The Headlines

Apr 16, 2021

Credit Salt Lake Tribune

This week in Utah news:

A new 'homelessness czar' is appointed to oversee Utah's response to the growing number of unsheltered people in the state. Local refugee resettlement groups express frustration that President Biden has yet to expand the numbers of refugees the U.S. is willing to accept. And after three years in sanctuary in a Salt Lake City church, Vicky Chavez and her two daughters can now leave without fear of deportation.

 

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