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Anti-sanctuary cities

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House Bill 38 would require local law enforcement agencies and KSP to enforce immigration laws; prohibit local governments from adopting sanctuary policies; withhold state funding; prohibit educational institutions from enrolling, employing, or contracting with undocumented folks; require post-secondary educational institutions to keep records of immigration status; withhold state funding.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Lynn Bechler + 4 others

KFTC's platform supports the right of residents who are undocumented to be treated with the respect and dignity that all human beings are entitled to. We also support open pathways to citizenship for people who are undocumented.

HB 38 was assigned to the House State Government Committee. It did not receive a vote in committee.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Opposes