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Illinois Group Says High Fees Limit Immigrant Naturalization

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.

02/20/2013

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Illinois Becomes Latest State To Allow Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

The licenses will be Temporary Visitor Driver’s Licenses, similar to those issued to workers here on a temporary visa, or their spouses.

01/28/2013

4/17/12-The St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners staged a day-long "Election Fair" in the City Hall rotunda Tuesday. People were able to register to vote, register a name or address change, and even become more familiar with the voting machines. Another session is set for Thursday, April 26th at Harris-Stowe State University. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Survey: Economy Remains Top Concern For Voters

Preliminary results are from a national exit poll in Tuesday’s elections for The Associated Press and the television networks.

11/06/2012

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5 More Charged in Fraud Scheme for Immigrants

Prosecutors say they helped more than 3,500 illegal immigrants from across the United States obtain Missouri identification.

09/27/2012

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Four Plead Guilty To Providing IDs to Undocumented Immigrants

Yvette Roberson was an employee at a Revenue Office in St. Louis County and it’s there that she’s accused of giving Missouri drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants.

09/18/2012

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Young Undocumented Immigrants March Across America

The pamphlet they handed out at the Hispanic Festival in downtown St. Louis over the weekend says “Undocumented and Unafraid.”

09/10/2012

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Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

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Sedalia Men Plead Guilty to Immigration Fraud

The Department of Justice says Thomas Strawbridge and Thomas Laurence pleaded guilty to selling immigrant forms that are free.

08/23/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the Department of Homeland Security's recent announcement about deportation of illegal immigrants in the Rose Garden at the White House June 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. With the DREAM Act unable to gain traction in Congress, Obama announced that his administration would stop deporting some young people who came to U.S. as children of illegal immigrants. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Mo. Woman Facing Immigration Oversight Heads To D.C.

An English-born Missouri woman whose uncertain immigration status could mean a permanent return to her birthplace will seek help from politicians and immigration officials in Washington.

07/27/2012

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