Swing states face immigration fight

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 13, 2011 4:27 PM
Swing states face immigration fight
The legislative war on undocumented immigrants is likely to move soon from deeply conservative South and Southwest to traditional swing states, said the attorney who helped write the restrictive Arizona and Alabama immigration laws.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is widely seen as the nation’s pre-eminent lawyer working on behalf of those seeking to crack down on illegal immigration, predicted that politically moderate states like Missouri and Pennsylvania legislatures will be the next battlegrounds.

“It’s likely that Missouri will raise its standard up to the Arizona or Alabama level,” Kobach told POLITICO. “And there’s a good shot that something might pass in Pennsylvania. It’s hard to predict too far out in the future, but those are probably the two best bets.”

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