illegal immigrants

Politics
4:20 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Proposed Mo. bill to have employers check employees' legal status

Credit File / KBIA

The Missouri House has approved legislation requiring employers to use a federal system for checking potential employees' legal resident status.

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.

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Politics
4:48 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Mo. immigrant advocacy groups on Arizona's mostly-nixed law

Originally published on Wed June 27, 2012 3:48 pm

Immigrant advocacy groups in Missouri say that while they are pleased the US Supreme Court struck down most of a controversial Arizona immigration policy, they remain concerned about a provision that had the support of the justices.

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.

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Business
3:49 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Farmers Support Illegal Immigrant Work Program

T.J. Curtis, a western Kansas farmer, traveled to the state capitol in support of a bill that would establish a state-sanctioned program to assist undocumented workers gets jobs.
Peggy Lowe Harvest Public Media

It’s a long way from Forget-Me-Not Farms to the Kansas State Capitol in Topeka.

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