Offering a seven-point plan for "attrition through enforcement," Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach participated in a panel discussion on "real immigration reform" at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week in Washington, D.C. "You ratchet the level of law enforcement . . . to ensure that it is in their (illegal immigrants') best interest to follow the law and in their case, just go home," Kobach said. Kobach also called on states to challenge birthright citizenship, claiming to know about a Mexican woman who was lowered by ropes over a border fence in order to give birth to twins who would be U.S. citizens. Anti-immigration lobbyist Mark Krikorian even suggested Kobach may be in a future CPAC presidential straw poll.
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