Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Saturday, 28 November 2015
Login |  Register 
***BREAKING NEWS***    National Beef Announces Schedule Change    ***
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  19°
High 26°
Low  20°
High 30°
Low  26°
High 35°
Low  19°
High 40°
Low  19°
High 44°
Low  21°
High 47°
Low  25°
High 50°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 23°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Researcher Studies Hispanic Immigration to SW Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas State University researcher is studying why southwest Kansas, instead of more populated areas, has become a new gateway for Hispanic immigration.


The Wichita Eagle ( ) reports Matthew Sanderson is also studying what motivates Hispanics to come to Garden City, Liberal and Ulysses and how they are adapting to life there.


The associate professor of sociology says it's clear there is a strong demand for immigrant labor in the area, but that many Hispanics who move there would have preferred to stay in their home countries.


Sanderson says the unexpected rise of rural destinations has interested social scientists. Last summer he led a student group that conducted interviews with more than 140 immigrants, mostly in Garden City, and found that about 70 percent came there for jobs.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle,

© AP
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.

Governor Sam Brownback declares “Week of Reconciliation”
Liberal Runners Compete at Nationals in Kentucky
SCCC/ATS Announces Thanksgiving Hours
Friday's Scores
Giving Tuesday Set For Dec. 1st
Seward's Keller Signs at Wichita State  
Saints Fight Past Frank Phillips
City Commission Meets, Approves Crack Sealing Bid
OTLR To Host Holiday Tour Of Homes
#8 Lady Saints Foil Frank Phillips
Click Here For All Stories

National Beef Announces Schedule Change
No Saints Broadcast Friday But Back on Saturday
OTLR To Host Holiday Tour Of Homes
City Commission Meets, Approves Crack Sealing Bid
Seward's Bernard Signs at UTEP  
Seward's Grymek is KJCCC Player of the Week
SCCC/ATS Announces Thanksgiving Hours
Redskins Rank 10th in First KBCA Poll
Middle School Results
Liberal Runners Compete at Nationals in Kentucky
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group