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DREAM Act supporters to protest against Kobach
Supporters of the DREAM Act on Tuesday plan to protest outside Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office and call on him to resign.
Kobach, a Republican, is known as the author of several state anti-illegal immigration laws. Many have said GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney failed to get much support among Hispanics because he adhered to Kobach's position on illegal immigration.
The protest is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Memorial Hall.
The message from the protestors is "You cost your party our support. It's time to resign as Kansas Secretary of State, and to stop taking your anti-immigration messages to other states."
The DREAM Act is a proposal that would provide permanent residency status to certain undocumented residents.
Organizers of the protest said people from Kansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Arizona and Georgia are expected to participate.