Kris W. Kobach is the secretary of state for Kansas and former professor of constitutional law at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He served as counsel to Attorney General John Ashcroft during the Bush administration, where he led Department of Justice efforts to prevent terrorists from exploiting gaps in U.S. immigration controls. Kobach is well known nationally for his role as co-author of Arizona’s SB 1070 illegal immigration law and has litigated some of the most significant immigration-related cases in the country. He joined the Trump transition team as an unpaid adviser on immigration issues. In addition, he has been a frequent legal commentator on The O'Reilly Factor, Fox and Friends, and other cable news programs and has written columns for the New York Post and the Washington Times. He is the host of The Kris Kobach Show heard weekly on KCMO 710 AM talk radio.
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Kris Kobach is only 50, but he’s the closest thing the fractured Republican Party has to an ideological godfather on the two most galvanizing issues in the conservative arsenal: immigration and voting rights.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach weighs in on President Trump’s travel ban and refugee plan.
Kobach and Katyal debate whether the new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim majority countries will hold up in court.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talked about the Executive Order signed by President Donald Trump.
Trump’s immigration plan will protect the wages of American workers.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach comments on Trump’s first news conference.