Revisiting the Utah Compact: An Immigration Plan Looks Forward

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Derek Miller is the president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber in Salt Lake City, Utah. Earlier in his career, he worked as legal counsel on Capitol Hill and more recently as president of World Trade Center Utah.

Derek and Ali discussed the reasons behind the signing of the Utah Compact, a declaration of five principles that guide Utah’s immigration discussion. The Compact ended up reverberating through the national immigration discussion. The pair also discuss the beauty of Utah, its rural areas and the struggle within the Salt Lake region to fill jobs in all industries.

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