Police escort protesters from the room Aug. 17, 2012, after disrupting Kris Kobach, Secretary of State from Kansas, as he addressed the Commission at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Immigration Briefing in Birmingham, Ala. (Associated Press/Southern Poverty Law Center, Butch Dill)

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Police escort protesters from the room Aug. 17, 2012, after disrupting Kris Kobach, Secretary of State from Kansas, as he addressed the Commission at the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Immigration Briefing in Birmingham, Ala. (Associated Press/Southern Poverty Law Center, Butch Dill)