New Americans Ready For Election DayNearly 70 took oath of naturalization on Friday in East St. Louis
Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens in St. LouisFriday's group of 24 came from 16 different countries
Bills Would Require High School Students to Pass Civics Exam to GraduateThe 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 NaturalizationFees in 1997 totaled $95. Today it costs an immigrant $675 in fees related to naturalization. That is a barrier to citizenship, says the ICIRR.
St. Louis Welcomes Newest American CitizensTwenty-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.