Kansas Democrats: Governor too passive on immigrant children


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers demanded Friday that Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer become more aggressive in seeking answers about immigrant children housed in northeast Kansas group homes and suggested he's too passive because he's locked in a tough GOP primary.

Four Democratic legislators criticized Colyer's administration during a Statehouse news conference following reports that children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are being housed by the nonprofit agency The Villages. It has two group homes in Lawrence and five on a wooded, 400-acre site outside Topeka.


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