Congressman John Yarmuth, outgoing Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and political science professor Jasmine Farrier sat on the panel. Farrier said many people seem to have historical amnesia when decrying the intense and sometimes violent rhetoric in Congress and in the media.
Shortly before he walked into a public event, Yarmuth said there has been a lot of discussion about security in the last week, and many representatives are most concerned about protecting their constituents.
Senator John Schickel says federal authorities aren’t getting the job done when it comes to removing illegal aliens from Kentucky. So, he’s sponsoring legislation that would allow state and local police, upon reasonable suspicion, to check a person’s immigration status.
Opponents of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law gathered in downtown Louisville Thursday to protest the legislation.
Drivers and pedestrians heading to the Kentucky Derby may see demonstrators protesting the new immigration law in Arizona.