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Kobach, Brownback are only trying to help

Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Gov. Sam Brownback aren't hurting undocumented college students and arts organizations; they are helping them. Or so they argued last week. Kobach contended that allowing children of illegal immigrants who graduate from Kansas high schools to pay in-state college tuition actually does them a disservice, because they might not be able to legally stay and work after they graduate. And Brownback argued that ending state funding for the arts actually helps arts organizations, because it might encourage more private donations. So what do arts groups and undocumented college students say about this "help"? No thanks.