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Kansas’ secretary of state is redefining immigration laws not only in his state, but in Arizona and elsewhere. Not many politicians still mount deer heads on the walls of their offices, but Kris Kobach isn't afraid of going after big game. Despite the relative modesty of his position- Kobach was elected Kansas secretary of state back in 2010 - he is smack at the center of two of the most controversial issues states are facing today. Read the full story by Alan Greenblatt.
The City of Fremont, Nebraska can enforce employment provisions of an immigration ordinance approved by its residents in 2010, but a federal judge said on Monday that the city cannot prevent those without legal immigration status from living there. A 37-page decision by U.S. District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp is the latest development in an immigration dispute that began with proposed employment and housing sanctions in 2008. Read the full story by Art Hovey Lee.
Bradenton Herald.Com: IRLI Investigation Finds CASA de Maryland Violating Non-profit Laws against Politicial Advocacy
The Immigration Reform Law Institute recently completed a multi-year investigation of CASA de Maryland, an illegal alien advocacy organization operating in DC and Maryland. IRLI has determined that the organization has egregiously violated its tax exempt status by engaging in electioneering, political and campaign activities. Read the full story here.
A public interest group that pushes for immigration controls has asked Maryland to investigate the tax-exempt status of CASA de Maryland, a high-profile immigrant rights group that the Immigration Reform Law Institute says repeatedly engaged in political advocacy, breaking the law governing nonprofits. Read the full story by Stephen Dinan.