Moe Hickey

Moe Hickey

Last September the Trump administration announced a phasing out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program known as DACA.  He gave Congress six months to pass a Dream Act which would provide citizenship to Dreamers under DACA. A group of concerned Summit County Residents raised thousands of dollars last spring to help pay for renewal costs of those already under DACA status.  Once again, they’re raising funds to help pay the 495-dollar renewal fee. Carolyn Murray has this: 

Local News Hour - August 10, 2018

Aug 10, 2018

On today’s program, South Summit Superintendent of Schools Shad Sorenson and Business Administrator Kip Bigelow have details on next Tuesday’s Truth in Taxation hearing. Prospector Square Property Owners Association President Marlene O'Hara and new Executive Director Craig Dennis discuss the Prospector Square Improvements.

DACA: Round Two Fundraising Underway

May 9, 2018

In April a Federal District Court Judge ruled against the Trump Administration after they announced they would end the DACA program.  DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.  It allows children of undocumented immigrants a chance to work, join the military, go to college, and obtain driver licenses. 

Local News Hour - January 4, 2018

Jan 4, 2018

On today’s program, Drew Hardesty has today’s Utah Avalanche Forecast Center Update. Summit County Council member Roger Armstrong has a recap from Wednesday's meeting.  Park City Parking and Fleet Supervisor Kenzie Coulson has an update on how the new paid parking worked during the holidays.

Park City School District superintendent Ember Conley announced she will complete her current contact through the end of the school district and will not seek renewal. Leslie Thatcher has more.

DACA Renewal Deadline Is Passed

Oct 9, 2017
Park City School District Bright Futures Students

The Trump administration’s executive order repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, called DACA, took effect on September 5th .    The order put an immediate end to the program but there remained a window for some application renewals to continue for just one month, up to October 5th.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Park City School District

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to rescind the executive order that  has allowed children of illegal Immigrants deferment from deportation.  It’s known as DACA and the Park City Board of Education has now issued a safe schools resolution outlining their commitment to the children who attend school in Park City.Carolyn Murray has more:

DACA Repealed and Park City Organizations Respond

Sep 7, 2017
Bright Futures PCSD

The program allowing children of illegal immigrants to apply for protection from deportation, under the DACA program, came to an end on Tuesday. Current DACA students have just a month to renew and The Park City Institute and other partner organizations are scrambling to help local students meet the deadline.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Local News Hour - September 7, 2017

Sep 7, 2017

On today’s program, Kathy Donnell - Park Naturalist with Utah State Parks with a monthly parks update. Park City resident and former school board member Moe Hickey talks about the efforts to help DACA students and the impact from the decision for do away with the program. Pure Midway board member, JC Simonson, wants to preserve open space and asked the city council to approve a bond referendum for November’s Ballot. The Midway city council recently voted it down 3 to 2. He has an update on what happens now and if the issue will return for the 2018 ballot.

Courtesy of park City Education Foundation / Bright Futures Students

The number of immigrant children who came with their parents to the United States, is thought to be between 800,000 and 1.7 million.   The executive order called DACA, protecting these children of immigrants from deportation, was rescinded by President Trump on Tuesday.  Carolyn Murray has more on how this announcement affects some Park City residents.

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