Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Kansas Secretary of State Fights to Block Bill That Would Allow Undocumented Workers

Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State and author of some of the most controversial anti-immigrant laws across the country, is now fighting against a proposal in his state that would allow undocumented immigrants to work in hard-to-fill-jobs. The plan, put forward by business groups, calls for undocumented immigrants to be able to remain in the […]

Kansas Lawmaker Apologizes for Comments after pressure from Hispanic groups but still facing Calls to Step Down

A Republican lawmaker from Kansas apologized Tuesday for saying that undocumented immigrants should be shot like feral hogs during a committee meeting on Monday. “My statements yesterday were regrettable,” Rep. Virgil Peck wrote in a statement. “Please accept my apology.” Peck came under fire for his comments from numerous Hispanic civil rights groups from all […]