New Mormon Leadership Takes Its First Public Stance, Calls on Congress to Make Room for Dreamers

The Salt Lake Tribune’s Bob Mims and David Noyce report, “In the first major policy statement under newly installed President Russell M. Nelson, the LDS Church urged Congress on Friday to act quickly to protect from deportation hundreds of thousands of ‘Dreamers.’” There are more than 100 Spanish-speaking congregations in Utah, where estimates say as many as 75 percent of people are undocumented. Mims and Noyce write, “Some observers had suspected the new Mormon leadership—Nelson and his counselors Dallin H. Oaks and Henry B. Eyring—would take a more conservative stance.”

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