illegal immigrants http://kbia.org en Proposed Mo. bill to have employers check employees' legal status http://kbia.org/post/proposed-mo-bill-have-employers-check-employees-legal-status <p>The Missouri House has approved legislation requiring employers to use a federal system for checking potential employees' legal resident status.</p><p>Missouri already requires public and private employers that receive loans, contracts or grants from the state to participate in a federal work authorization program. The bill would extend the requirement to all Missouri employers.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:20:30 +0000 Person: Associated Press 32661 at http://kbia.org Proposed Mo. bill to have employers check employees' legal status Mo. immigrant advocacy groups on Arizona's mostly-nixed law http://kbia.org/post/mo-immigrant-advocacy-groups-arizonas-mostly-nixed-law Immigrant advocacy groups in Missouri say that while they are pleased the US Supreme Court <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-strikes-down-key-provisions-arizona-immigration-law">struck down </a>most of a controversial Arizona immigration policy, they remain concerned about a provision that had the support of the justices.<p>The five-to-three ruling on Monday allowed Arizona law enforcement officials to check the papers of anyone they suspect is in the country illegally. Opponents say that will lead to biased policing.<p>St. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:48:28 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 16621 at http://kbia.org Mo. immigrant advocacy groups on Arizona's mostly-nixed law Farmers Support Illegal Immigrant Work Program http://kbia.org/post/farmers-support-illegal-immigrant-work-program <p>It&rsquo;s a long way from Forget-Me-Not Farms to the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:49:36 +0000 Peggy Lowe 11981 at http://kbia.org Farmers Support Illegal Immigrant Work Program