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In this photo from Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach answers questions during an Associated Press interview in Topeka, Kan. Kobach is the architect of a state law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect of the state's proof-of-citizenship law for new voters, answers questions during an Associated Press interview in Topeka, Kan. A federal judge agreed Tuesday, April 8, 2014, with the American Civil Liberties Union that a state court should decide a lawsuit challenging Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's enforcement of the state's voter-citizenship rule. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is confident in the Friday ruling, saying the Constitution gives states the right to determine voter qualifications. (Associated Press)

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is confident in the Friday ruling, saying the Constitution gives states the right to determine voter qualifications. (Associated Press)

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach answers questions from reporters during a news conference about a federal judge's ruling ordering the federal government to help Kansas and Arizona enforce their proof-of-citizenship requirements for new voters, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Kobach and Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett filed a lawsuit over the issue. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach discusses a federal judge's ruling ordering the federal government to help Kansas and Arizona enforce their proof-of-citizenship requirements for new voters, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Kobach and Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett filed a lawsuit over the issue. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2013, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect of the state's proof-of-citizenship law for new voters, answers questions during an Associated Press interview in Topeka, Kan. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren in Wichita, Kan., ruled on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission has no legal authority to deny requests from Kansas and Arizona to add state-specific instructions to a national voter registration form. The states and their top election officials — secretaries of state Kris Kobach of Kansas and Ken Bennett of Arizona — sued the agency to force the action. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)

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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2014 photo Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks about the state's proof-of-citizenship law at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. In a case with broad implications for voting rights, Kobach is trying to force federal elections officials to require proof-of-citizenship documentation from Kansas and Arizona residents who register to vote using the federal form. (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)

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In this photo from Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, the architect of the state's proof-of-citizenship law for new voters, is photographed during an Associated Press interview in Topeka, Kan. Kobach initiated a lawsuit by Kansas and Arizona against a federal agency to force the modification of a national voter registration form to help the states enforce their proof-of-citizenship laws. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he and the ICE agents are "considering our options" after a judge tossed out their suit trying to halt the administration's nondeportation policies. (Associated Press)

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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)