Liberal, KS

Now: 76 °F

Currently: T-Storm / Windy

Hi: 76 °F | Lo: 62 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 87 °F 

Lo: 61 °F

Thursday

Hi: 86 °F 

Lo: 61 °F

Friday

Hi: 95 °F 

Lo: 61 °F

Saturday

Hi: 90 °F 

Lo: 63 °F

Sunday

Hi: 91 °F 

Lo: 66 °F

Kobach Says Immigration A Serious Issue

KSCB News - April 14, 2011 8:30 am

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says Kansas has become both a destination and passage state for illegal immigration.

Kobach spoke Tuesday evening at the University of Kansas. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the building where Kobach spoke. The protesters, including members of the Lawrence Action Network for Diversity, held signs and chanted.

Kobach is known nationally for his work in helping to draft the Arizona anti-immigration policy. Since taking office in January, he has focused on introducing similar legislation in Kansas on illegal immigration and voter fraud. He has said that because other states have acted on
immigration issues, illegal immigrants are attracted to Kansas.

Kobach estimated there are about 70,000 illegal immigrants in Kansas and said it’s a serious issue that’s far from over.

 

Latest Stories

Two Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of a Satanta Teen

A two vehicle fatality accident occurred Tuesday afternoon at approximately 3:01 pm on K25 highway at...

Gov. Colyer Denies Pardons, Including Stevens County Woman

Wichita– Governor Jeff Colyer announced at the Sedgwick County Courthouse the denial of 21 pardon applications...

KDOT Engineer Celebrates 30 Year’s of Service

Mike Pittman, District Construction and Materials Engineer, will celebrate 30 years with the Kansas Department of...