Kobach battles Roeland Park immigration policy


The U.S. Senate campaign came to the Kansas City suburbs Tuesday as immigration hard-liner Kris Kobach branded Roeland Park as the first "sanctuary city" in Kansas.

Kobach came to the northeast Johnson County city for a midafternoon news conference to blast a policy that says police shall not assist federal authorities in enforcing immigration laws unless there is a known public safety threat.

The policy, aimed at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also said the Roeland Park Police Department shall not place . . .


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