Thursday, March 17, 2011

Utah Latino groups urge boycott of stores, banks in protest of illegal immigration bills

SALT LAKE CITY — Several Latino groups are calling on their community to not shop at any Utah stores for two weeks in protest of an enforcement-only illegal immigration bill.

"We are not going to buy anything for 15 days," Jose Gutierrez, president of the Utah Hispanic Latino Coalition, said Thursday.

The boycott is planned for March 14 to March 28. In addition, he called on Latinos to withdraw their money from banks during that period "to show we make a difference" in the state's economy...[Full Article]