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  1. Kansas Republican leaders back constitutional amendment on abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The governor and five of six members of the Kansas congressional delegation helped Kansans for Life launch a $2 million fund-raising effort Saturday to try to ensure that the Kansas Constitution doesn't guarantee women the right to an abortion. "There's a Kansas court that has argued that the framers, framers of our Constitution, imagined abortion as a separate constitutional right," said Gov. Jeff Colyer.

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  2. Former White House fellow enters race for Yoder's seatRead the original story

    Friday | The Navajo Times

    Sharice Davids, of Shawnee, announced her candidacy Thursday for the 3rd Congressional District seat. She is a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and spent time working as a legal counsel on a reservation in South Dakota before her stint at the White House.

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  3. This Could Be the Year of the Native American WomanRead the original story

    Friday | National Journal

    In this March 27, 2017, file photo, Democratic Party of New Mexico chair Debra Haaland is among protesters outside a luncheon attended by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez in Albuquerque, N.M. Holland has joined the primary race for an open congressional seat in central New Mexico which is set to become one of the most diverse in the country. A Native American woman, an openly gay white male, a Hispanic former U.S. Attorney, a Sandia National Laboratories physicist and a conservative immigration lawyer are among the candidates seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

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  4. Hottie Challenger Against Congressman YoderRead the original story

    Thursday | Tony's Kansas City

    Given that American politics has become mostly a popularity contest, now the JoCo Congressman's reign is really in trouble . . . She could be the 1st Native American Congressman and she certainly has better "optics" than any candidate in the field.

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  5. Attorney: Dad fighting deportation returned to MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Fredericksburg.com

    A Kansas father fighting efforts by the U.S. to deport him to Bangladesh was returned Wednesday from Honolulu to a Missouri jail, but his ultimate fate is still completely up to federal immigration authorities and could take months to resolve, his attorney said. Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, was housed Wednesday in the Platte County jail, about 25 miles north of Kansas City, attorney Rekha Sharma-Crawford said, after immigration officials took him off a plane in Hawaii earlier this week when a federal immigration board granted a temporary stay to his deportation.

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  6. Kansas chemist held in Hawaii after being granted second emergency stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | KCTV5

    The Board of Immigration Appeals has granted a new stay of removal that would keep a Kansas chemist in the U.S. while he battles immigration officials' efforts to deport him to Bangladesh. Attorneys for 55-year-old Syed Ahmed Jamal said a federal immigration judge on Monday dissolved a temporary stay issued last week, meaning Jamal could be deported at any time.

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  7. Kansas chemist fighting deportation granted emergency stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | KCTV5

    The Board of Immigration Appeals has granted a new stay of removal that would keep a Kansas chemist in the U.S. while he battles immigration officials' efforts to deport him to Bangladesh. Attorneys for 55-year-old Syed Ahmed Jamal said a federal immigration judge on Monday dissolved a temporary stay issued last week, meaning Jamal could be deported at any time.

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  8. Immigration judge denies stay of deportation for Kansas chemistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | KCTV5

    A judge has ruled against an adjunct chemistry instructor's temporary stay of removal after he was arrested last month by immigration officials and faced imminent deportation to Bangladesh. Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, a native of Bangladesh who has lived in the U.S. for more than 30 years, was arrested Jan. 24 in the front yard of his home in Lawrence as he walked his children to school.

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  9. Yoder lone Kansas holdout on vote approving massive federal budget billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | The Capital-Journal

    All but one member of the Kansas congressional delegation voted Friday for the budget deal that ended a brief government shutdown by authorizing a massive increase in federal spending. U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, a Johnson County Republican, was alone in opposing the legislation approved 240-186 in the House and 71-28 in the Senate.

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  10. Kansas man facing deportation gets reprieve -- for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | CBS News

    Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, who has lived in the U.S. for more than 30 years, was arrested Jan. 24 in the front yard of his home in Lawrence as he walked his children to school. Federal Judge Glen Baker, of The Kansas City Immigration Court, issued the stay Wednesday and gave the Department of Homeland Security until Feb. 15 to respond to an emergency motion to stay the deportation and re-open immigration proceedings, attorney Rekha Sharma-Crawford said.

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  11. Judge grants temporary stay for Kansas professor facing deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 9 | KCTV5

    An adjunct chemistry instructor living in Kansas who was arrested last week by immigration officials and faced imminent deportation to Bangladesh has been granted a temporary stay of removal but that doesn't mean he will be allowed to stay in the U.S., his attorney said Thursday. Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, a native of Bangladesh who has lived in the U.S. for more than 30 years, was arrested Jan. 24 in the front yard of his home in Lawrence as he walked his children to school.

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  12. Man facing deportation from Kansas gets temporary stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | KRON 4

    An adjunct chemistry instructor living in Kansas who was arrested last week by immigration officials and faced imminent deportation to Bangladesh has been granted a temporary stay of removal but that doesn't mean he will be allowed to stay in the U.S., his attorney said Thursday. Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, a native of Bangladesh who has lived in the U.S. for more than 30 years, was arrested Jan. 24 in the front yard of his home in Lawrence as he walked his children to school.

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  13. Stay granted for KS professor facing deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | NBC Action News

    A judge granted a stay for Syed Jamal Wednesday night, according to his attorney. The chemistry professor and father of three faced deportation after his arrest in Lawrence in late January.

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  14. Kansas Illegal Alien Scientist Scheduled For Return Trip To Bangladesh On FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 8 | Tony's Kansas City

    La Migra is moving fast on this one amid a torrent of grassroots protest . . . A few more relevant headlines on the topic we wanted to share: KSHB: Cleaver, KS lawmakers pledge support for professor on verge of deportation KCUR: ICE Moves Rapidly To Deport Lawrence Chemistry Professor And Strip His Legal Rights Read more: A chemistry professor from Lawrence is set to be deported Friday, prompting his supporters to flood congressional members' offices with telephone calls.

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  15. Kansas City Immigration Lawyers Fight 'Defective Proceedings' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Tony's Kansas City

    Right now here's a REALLY GREAT OUTLINE OF THE LEGAL ARGUMENT TO SAVE A KANSAS SCIENTIST FROM DEPORTATION as a Kansas City power house firm takes us the case. Checkit: Kansas City, MO Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials took into custody Syed Ahmed Jamal, a husband, father of three, chemistry professor and community leader, on January 24, 2018.

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  16. How Trump plans to make Mexico pay for the wall. Yes, really.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Daily Republic

    Mexico will never cut a check to the U.S. Treasury, but President Donald Trump is zeroing in on a plan so that the president can argue America's southern neighbor will indeed fund the border wall, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions. The plan aides are piecing together would force Mexico to pay for the wall in indirect ways, including through remittance fees and tapping Mexico's trade surplus with the United States.

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  17. Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, right, talks with former Sen. Bob...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | The Miami Herald

    Republican Kevin Yoder's campaign is boasting that his record fundraising haul shows an "historic level of support for his candidacy" back home in Kansas. But more than half of that money - 53 percent - came from political action committees funded by special interests, corporations and other politicians, including $14,000 in donations from pharmaceutical companies, $10,500 from banks and accounting firms, and $5,000 from Koch Industries, Federal Election Committee records show.

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  18. Trump advisers say that Mexico will pay for border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | Daily Mail

    Aides to President Trump are digging through a menu of options including taxes and fees that would back up his campaign pledge to force Mexico to pay for a border wall. The array of options include slapping a tax on payments immigrants send to family members back in Mexico, tweaking trade deals, and requiring skilled workers from other countries to pay.

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  19. Shock!!! Kansas Congressman Yoder Doubles Campaign Fundraising of All ...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 1 | Tony's Kansas City

    Despite increased progressive opposition there is no question that Congressman Yoder is the POLITICAL CASH KING of Johnson County. Here's proof: Doubles Entire Field of Challengers Combined in Contributions Overland Park, KS- Newly filed reports with the Federal Election Commission show that in the fourth quarter of 2017, Yoder for Congress received twice as many donations as the entire field combined.

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  20. Local lawmakers on train involved in crash OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | NBC Action News

    I am in train that collided with a trash truck. I am okay. Getting word 3 people were in truck: one person died.

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