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Kansas Lawyer Is 'Go To Guy' In Battle Against Obama On Immigration

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

By Mica Rosenberg and Jeff Mason NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigrat...

John Celock

Kansas Dems Line Up Against Against 'Galavanting' Immigration Foe | John Celock | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

The field to challenge Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) next year continues to grow, as three Democrats have started up efforts toward seekin...

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GOP Official Explains Brainless Democrat Comment | John Celock | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Kansas' Republican secretary of state is explaining comments he made at a regional Republican event over the weekend where he suggested that young Dem...

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Tea Party Favorites Sue To Enforce Proof Of Citizenship Law | John Celock | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

The Kansas secretary of state announced Wednesday that he and his Arizona counterpart are suing the federal government in an effort to ensure that any...

Kris Kobach: 'Illegal Aliens' Used 'KKK' Intimidation Tactics

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) continued to push back Tuesday against a weekend demonstration by pro-immigration advocates, arguing that th...

GOP Hardliner Issues 'Second Amendment' Warning To Protesters

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) said Monday that protests like the one that took place at his home over the weekend are the reason the Secon...

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Kansas Immigration Foe Meets New Challenger | John Celock | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), best known for his national work on immigration issues, has drawn his first opponent in what could shape up...

Controversial Lawmaker Dealt Blow By GOP

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

A Kansas Republican who once suggested that undocumented immigrants be shot from helicopters has lost his bid for a leadership position. Rep. Virg...

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'Out Of Touch' Republican Blamed For Election Night Confusion | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) faces calls for his resignation led by a group that contends his out-of-state work on immigration legislatio...

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Kris Kobach Faces Recall Effort Over Voter ID Law | John Celock | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), who famously drafted Arizona and Alabama's controversial immigration laws, is facing a recall attempt over ...

Deferred Action, Kris Kobach, and a Sense of Decency

David Leopold | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
David Leopold

Certainly every American can see the value of Congress forging an immigration policy that keeps America's borders secure, its families together, its businesses globally competitive, and its workers gainfully employed. Well, not every American. Enter Kris Kobach.

Elise Foley

Kris Kobach Convinces GOP To Toughen Immigration Platform | Elise Foley | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the author of Arizona's SB 1070 immigration bill, ensured on Tuesday that the Republican Party platform will al...

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GOP Election Boss Told To Stop 'Red Herring' Focus | John Celock | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

A new report which has ranked Kansas as one of six states most likely to have problems with accurate vote counts, led a Democratic legislator to call ...

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'Jet Fuel On A Brush Fire' | John Celock | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

While Republican architects of Arizona's immigration law are declaring victory following Monday's Supreme Court ruling, Arizona Democrats also are cal...

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Tea Party Lawmakers Move To Restrict In-State Tuition | John Celock | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday to prohibit undocumented immigrants from receiving in-state...

Author Of Arizona Immigration Law Calls Obama Administration 'A Disgrace'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

The author of Arizona's controversial immigration law accused the U.S. Justice Department of going after conservative states during an appearance on a...

Immigration's 10 Worst State & Local Politicians

Amy Novick | Posted 08.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Amy Novick

This week, Immigrants' List unveiled the inductees into its second annual Local Hall of Shame. This is a list focused exclusively on the ten worst anti-immigrant local politicians in America.

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Lawmakers Pass Stricter Voter Reg Law For 2012 | John Celock | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass legislation requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration star...

Law Tries To Make City Uninhabitable for Undocumented Immigrants

Posted 02.22.2012 | Latino Voices

Following recent clashes between anti-immigrant sentiment and the law, a U.S. District Court judge struck down the provisions of an ordinance this wee...

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Dems Say Of GOP Immigration Proposals: 'It Is The Greatest Deal Of Hypocrisy' | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

Democrats in Kansas are describing new proposals to recruit undocumented workers for the state's agriculture industry as "hypocrisy" and "profiteering...

Immigration Debate Gets Complicated In Kansas

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

TOPEKA, Kan. -- An architect of state and local laws cracking down on undocumented immigration is a leading Republican officeholder in Kansas, but bus...

Controversy Over Kansas' Immigration Law

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 04.02.2012 | Latino Voices

TOPEKA, Kan. -- An architect of state and local laws cracking down on illegal immigration is a leading Republican officeholder in Kansas, but business...

Mitt Romney May Well Regret Kris Kobach's Endorsement

David Leopold | Posted 03.12.2012 | Latino Voices
David Leopold

By embracing Kris Kobach and the Arizona/South Carolina draconian immigration laws he authored, Romney has boxed himself into the dark, ugly corner of the fringe anti-immigrant crowd.

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Kansas Official Pushes For Immigration Law Like Arizona's | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is promising to press several controversial immigration measures when the state legislature reconvenes in Januar...

Kris Kobach, Bush Lawyer, Architect Of Arizona Immigration Law

Mother Jones | Suzy Khimm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Arizona passed a law that handed local police unprecedented authority to investigate and arrest suspected illegal immigrants, the state ignited a...