Secretary of State Kris Kobach

More Losses for Kobach, Crane, & Anti-Immigrant Movement

Another week, another loss for the anti-immigrant movement. On July 31, Crane v. Napolitano - a lawsuit filed against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents - was dismissedon procedural … Continued

Kris Kobach Fails to Understand History and Reality

Actual KKK intimidation – and violence On May 4, 1961, a mixed race group of students and activists planned to travel from Washington, DC, down to New Orleans, Louisiana and challenge harsh segregation that plagued the South. On May 14, … Continued

28 years to SB 1070: How “Attrition Through Enforcement” Becomes a Law

Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of Arizona’s SB1070 law, gutting many provisions but allowing the most infamous provision, i.e. the one which essentially allows for racial profiling. SB1070 was signed into law in 2010, but the origins … Continued

Who Kris Kobach Is Really Spending His Time With

Last month, activists in Kansas received the Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s calendar documenting his meetings and other engagements during his first year in office. As reported by Imagine2050 after it was released to the public, Kobach’s calendar was full … Continued

Kris Kobach in Email War with Salon.com

In an email exchange with Salon.com last week Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach loosened the strangulating hold of his tie from his white collar and vented. Kobach, apparently, is livid that he’s being called a racist due to his … Continued