Fees in 1997 totaled $95. Today it costs an immigrant $675 in fees related to naturalization. That is a barrier to citizenship, says the ICIRR.
Twenty-three took the oath at a ceremony held Friday at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis County.
Rep. Lyle Rowland, said his measure responds to “controversy” about the current president.
Fifty-four took the Oath of Citizenship at Friday’s naturalization ceremony at the old courthouse.
“We are telling the Highway Patrol how to do their job.”
Under the bill, people required to register as sex offenders would need to provide their citizenship.