"There is little optimism Congress will sort out the politics of
immigration anytime soon, but Rodman met several times with officials at
the U.S. Department of Homeland Security about launching a pilot
program in Kansas. The idea is to place employers and undocumented
immigrants in a special network organized by the state. It would give
rise to a legal, straightforward manner of organizing existing immigrant
labor. It won't happen, of course, without a nod from the federal government. "I need a waiver," Rodman said. "It would be good for Kansas agriculture." So far, Homeland Security hasn't signaled approval. Those officials haven't closed the door either." - Topeka Capital-Journal, Jan. 28, 2012.