TOPEKA, Kan. | Kobach aims to drive out migrants living in Kansas illegally

14Sep - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



TOPEKA, Kan.  — Republican Kris Kobach says Kansas is spending $377 million a year on benefits for immigrants living in the state illegally, and he promises to put a stop to it if he’s elected governor.

But the figure Kobach repeatedly cites comes from an anti-immigration group, which experts say uses questionable calculations.

Most of the costs are for things such as education for immigrant children that Kansas is required by federal law to provide.

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