Fremont Nebraska

Nebraska Town has Opportunity to Overthrow Disastrous Kobach Ordinance

By all accounts Kris Kobach is a dismal Secretary of State. We’re talking epically bad. Unlike presumably all other secretaries of states throughout the country, he’s bad on purpose. If Kobach was good at his job that would mean upholding … Continued

Immigration

[Cross Post] Fremont, Nebraska Has More to Gain from Welcoming Immigrants

Written by Wendy Feliz | Originally posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 for ImmigrationImpact.com  Fremont, Nebraska, has become ground zero for one of the longest-standing anti-immigrant experiments in the United States. In 2010, the small, Midwestern town of 26,000 voted on an … Continued

Kansas Secretary of State Quietly Continues Extreme Crusade

Kris Kobach hasn’t been in the national spotlight much lately. Not since helping Romney and the GOP epically blow the 2012 presidential election. Aside from a meltdown last June when he suggested that deadly force should be used against peaceful … Continued

Texas Town Should Say ‘Enough’ to Costly Anti-immigrant Law

Kris Kobach, Secretary of State of Kansas, is a man with some unconventional hobbies. While most are content to convalesce with a book and a stiff drink, Kobach likes to craft harsh anti-immigrant legislation for states, cities and municipalities across … Continued

Politics

Kris Kobach: Coming to Your Town, or Not?

As has been widely reported on this blog and elsewhere, anti-immigrant lawyer and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is having a hard time these days finding a parking spot for his mobile legal lab of bigotry. With towns and … Continued

Politics

Arizona in Nebraska? Not Yet

By Kristin Anderson Ostrom On March 2, 2011, Nebraska’s debate on “illegal” immigration took a turn as the state’s Judiciary Committee questioned the sponsor of an Arizona-like bill (LB 48), Charlie Janssen of Fremont, Nebraska. Like Fremont’s law passed this … Continued

Politics

New reports highlight anti-immigrant leader’s bigotry and its cost to Americans

Two reports were released today on attorney Kris Kobach, Kansas’ newly elected Secretary of State. Kobach has long worked as legal counsel for the Immigration Reform Law Institute, the legal arm of anti-immigrant group Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). … Continued

Immigration

State legislators unveil plan to attack the 14th Amendment, face protests

The new Congress has barely taken session and already lawmakers are eliciting angry protests from community members. At a January 5 press conference in Washington DC, lawmakers from several states announced plans to introduce state legislation to dismantle the 14th … Continued

Politics

Anti-Immigrant Politician Fails to Further Entangle California in Legal Mess

Updated November 17, 2010 - 12:20 P.M. Kris Kobach, Kansas’ recently elected Secretary of State and long-time attorney with the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI), failed at another attempt to pass anti-immigrant state legislation focused on university tuition in California. … Continued

Immigration

What’s Wrong With Nebraska?

When people think of Nebraska, things like the open road or University of Nebraska Cornhusker’s great college football team come to mind. In recent weeks however, Nebraska has become a hotbed for white nationalist and anti-immigrant sentiment. Just last week, … Continued