It’s big day for Kris Kobach, a long-time leader of the extreme anti-immigrant movement who is running for Governor of Kansas. This past weekend, ProPublica in an in-depth article titled “Kris Kobach’s Lucrative Trail of Courtroom Defeats,” reminded readers of Kobach’s long history of filing anti-immigrant ordinances, most of which were found unconstitutional, but not… Continue »

Kris Kobach — Kansas’ Secretary of State, Donald Trump’s co-conspirator on voter fraud, and longtime anti-immigrant demagogue — is one of the country’s worst restrictionists. This year, he’s running for Governor of Kansas, and has been making his long history of anti-immigrant politics the centerpiece of his campaign. Most recently, Kobach has been attacking Kansas’… Continue »

Published June 22, 2018; updated August 15, 2018 Kris Kobach is Kansas’ current Secretary of State and Republican candidate for Kansas Governor, and an anti-immigrant extremist who has  served as the xenophobic right’s lawyer for more than a decade. He is known for his connections to some of the worst-of-the-worst anti-immigrant zealots, his role pushing… Continue »

To be Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is to court controversy and demagogue it to his advantage. In that and other respects, he’s a bit like his one-time boss Donald Trump. Still, a slate of news involving Kobach recently has us wondering just how much trouble he can get into at the same time.… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “If it involves suppressing the vote, dehumanizing immigrants and violating the Constitution, Kris Kobach can’t be far behind” Yesterday, the Kansas City Star reported that none other than Kris Kobach is taking credit for the addition of a “citizenship question” to the census: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach encouraged President Donald Trump to add… Continue »

America’s Voice has long known Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as an anti-immigrant extremist bent on terrorizing immigrant families. But this week, Kobach was in court over a federal voting rights case brought on by the ACLU, and he hasn’t been doing well. Kobach, in an unusual move, is representing himself in the case,… Continue »

Kris Kobach is one of the most influential people you’d probably never heard of, especially on immigration. On paper, he’s the Kansas Secretary of State, contender for the 2018 Kansas gubernatorial election, and Vice Chair of Donald Trump’s Commission on Election “Integrity”. But behind the scenes, he’s been the architect of anti-immigrant state and city… Continue »

Last week, President Trump established a Presidential Commission on Election Integrity to review alleged voter fraud and suppression in American elections and appointed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as the Vice Chair of this commission.  (No, this is not news as reported by The Onion or The Borowitz Report. It’s really real.) A new,… Continue »

According to ABC News, President Trump is expected to sign an executive order today establishing a Presidential Commission on Election Integrity to review alleged voter fraud and suppression in American elections. Trump has appointed Kris Kobach as the Vice Chair of this commission. Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responded to Kobach’s… Continue »

Frank Sharry: “Kobach’s Record and Views Make Him Unfit to Serve in Today’s America” Washington, DC – Rumors are swirling that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will be nominated to a confirmable policy position at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The following is a statement from America’s Voice Education Fund Executive Director Frank… Continue »