Vol. 19, No. 42 A Newspaper of General Circulation October 15, 2019
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Kansas governor at odds with AG over DACA
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly has joined a legal battle to save a federal program that shields young illegal immigrants from deportation.  
Kellyís move puts the Democratic governor and Republican Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on opposite sides of a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.  
Kelly signed onto written legal arguments opposing President Donald Trumpís attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Kelly joined Democratic Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and the Democratic attorneys general of Michigan and Nevada.  
Schmidt has joined 11 other GOP state attorneys general and Mississippiís Republican Gov. Phil Bryant in a court filing arguing that the DACA program wasnít lawful.  
The program established by President Barack Obama grants temporary legal status to illegal immigrants without proper documents who came to the U.S. as children.  
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