Kansas City Star Pundits Support Municipal ID Cards In The Dotte

A highlighted letter to the editor offers a peek at the opinions of the last dozen people who read the newspaper.

Meanwhile, it's important to know that the Kansas GOP is hard at work pushing back against sanctuary cities. 

Still, here's the word . . .

"Few people recognize the anxieties of undocumented life. But with emerging policies such as this act, many local undocumented immigrants may feel less hesitant about driving at night to take their sick child to the emergency room for fear of being stopped because they fit a “profile.” Others may feel more comfortable reporting being the victims of crime."

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Municipal ID cards are a game-changer for vulnerable residents of Wyandotte County

OPINION AND COMMENTARY As a child of immigrants who also researches and advocates for immigration reform, I was overjoyed to hear the Safe and Welcoming Act was passed in Wyandotte County. Local advocates for immigration reform have fought for half a decade to get it passed.

Related reading amid growing complaints about disparity as these new white refugees have garnered global sympathy vs. Black & brown refugee families that are often denied . . . (But get in anyhoo)

Ukrainian family allowed into US after being stopped at US-Mexico border

A Ukrainian woman and her three children crossed into the United States on Thursday after being turned away at the US-Mexico border a day earlier, according to the family's attorney.

More Ukrainians fleeing Russian invasion denied entry at US-Mexico border

U.S. officials at the San Ysidro border are turning away Ukrainians fleeing from the Russian invasion. Friday morning, Nataliia Poliakova was one of more than a dozen war refugees who was denied access. She fled her home in Kyiv five days after Russia's invasion.

Black and brown refugees are once again being turned away in Europe amid Ukraine migrant crisis

The United Nations expects more than 4 million people to leave Ukraine in what could become Europe's largest refugee crisis this century. The head of the U.N. Refugee Agency has acknowledged some refugees fleeing Ukraine have faced "a different treatment" at the border.

You decide . . .