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Bills Would Require High School Students to Pass Civics Exam to Graduate

The bills revise current Missouri law that requires high school seniors to take an exam about the U.S. and Missouri Constitutions. Instead, they will take an exam similar to the test taken by naturalized citizens.



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.


Twenty-three people became United States citizens during a ceremony held November 9, 2012 at the Ulysses S. Grant Historic Site in south St. Louis County. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

St. Louis Welcomes Newest American Citizens

Twenty-three took the oath at a ceremony held Friday at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis County.



Lawyers Volunteer for Hopeful U.S. Citizens

Attorneys and law students will offer their time and skills pro bono, helping immigrants fill out citizenship forms.


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