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Anti-Immigrant Lawmaker Kris Kobach Joins Trump’s Transition Team

HeadlineNov 11, 2016

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, known as a leading proponent of anti-immigrant and voter suppression laws, has joined Donald Trump’s transition team. Kobach was a key figure in drafting Arizona’s notorious anti-immigrant racial profiling law, SB 1070, known as the “show your papers” law, parts of which have been found unconstitutional. While working through the Immigration Reform Law Institute, Kobach also drafted model anti-immigration legislation that’s been implemented in Pennsylvania, California, Texas, Missouri and Alabama. Some of these laws were later found to be unconstitutional.

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