Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Apr. 29, 2019
"The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear a case ( Kansas v. Garcia ) that legal analysts warn may empower state and local prosecutors with political ambitions to go after businesses on immigration grounds. A...
Ariane de Vogue, CNN, Mar. 18, 2019
"The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case [ Kansas v. Garcia, No. 17-834 ] next term concerning Kansas' prosecution of three undocumented immigrants for using stolen Social Security numbers in an...
Kansas v. Morales
Kansas v. Ochoa-Lara
Kansas v. Garcia
In all three: "Defendant's prosecution for identity theft for using another person's Social Security number to obtain employment is expressly preempted by the federal Immigration...
Fish v. Kobach, June 23, 2017 - "[D]efendant’s deceptive conduct and lack of candor warrant the imposition of sanctions. ... [D]efendant made patently misleading representations to the court ... The court cannot say that defendant flat-out...
Supreme Court Reverses 8th Circuit in Mellouli Case |
By a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled for the noncitizen in Mellouli v. Lynch , reversing the Eighth Circuit. The decision is summarized at page 641 [ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com...
Jamal v. Sessions, Mar. 22, 2018 - "Before the Court is ample evidence, in the uncontested pleadings and the government’s oral concessions during the Court’s hearing, for the Court to weigh these Zadvydas’ factors in favor of releasing...
Bryan Lowry, Rick Montgomery, Kansas City Star, Feb. 14, 2018 - "U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins has introduced legislation intended to allow a Kansas chemist to stay in the country after he was arrested by immigration officials last month. Jenkins, a Topeka...
"Nearly two dozen members of an Hispanic gang were arrested in Kansas this
week under a federal grand jury indictment accusing them of victimizing [unauthorized] immigrants who do their business in cash and are reluctant to
go to law enforcement...
"The Obama administration said in the Aug. 18 announcement that it is
creating an “interagency working group” to review the more than 300,000
immigrant files in deportation proceedings. It is unclear, however, who
will be assigned...
"In the sparsely populated western half of Kansas, every county but one
experienced a decline in the non-Hispanic white population, two-thirds
of them by more than 10 percent. At the same time, a vast majority experienced double-digit growth...
"Marta Caminero-Santangelo, who chairs KU’s English department, is
writing the first full-length study addressing how a literary mix of
novels, journalistic accounts, personal narratives and oral histories by
Latino writers represents...
"In a new book on U.S. immigration, University of Kansas sociologist
Tanya Golash-Boza proposes that legalizing immigrants currently in the
United States would not only be cost-effective but also a step toward
focusing on the human rights of...
"The owners of an Overland Park, Kan., hotel have been indicted on charges of knowingly hiring undocumented aliens who were paid less than other employees, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Munir Ahmad Chaudary, 51, and his wife, Rhonda R....
"Out on the broad west Kansas prairie the tiny farm town of Ulysses is undergoing a quiet revolution. About
15 years ago Ulysses, like many small rural communities, was slowly
dying as the town's youth grew up and left, seeking greater
"A local corporation has agreed to plead guilty to an immigration charge after a federal investigation showed that the manager of one of its McDonald’s restaurants in Wichita was an undocumented worker, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced...