By Associated Press on Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:01 Kansas Officials Ask Yoder to Seek End of Family Separations TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Dozens of elected officials in Rep. Kevin Yoder's congressional district in Kansas are pushing him to demand an end to the forced separation of families caught crossing the U.S. border illegally. Democratic state Representative Jarrod Ousley of Merriam and Republican state Representative Linda Gallagher of Lenexa delivered a letter Wednesday to Yoder's office in Overland Park. The letter urged Yoder to demand that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security stop separating families. The GOP congressman is chairman of a House Appropriations homeland security subcommittee. Yoder said in a statement that he is "heartbroken" by...
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