undocumented http://northernpublicradio.org en Lame Duck Lawmakers Could Vote on Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants http://northernpublicradio.org/post/lame-duck-lawmakers-could-vote-licenses-undocumented-immigrants <p>lllinois lawmakers are giving serious consideration to letting undocumented immigrants get driver's licenses.&nbsp; But the elected official who oversees driver's licenses is staying out of the debate.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:05:42 +0000 WNIJ 23200 at http://northernpublicradio.org Lame Duck Lawmakers Could Vote on Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Illinois Senate Okays Undocumented Immigrant Drivers' Licenses http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-senate-okays-undocumented-immigrant-drivers-licenses <p>The Illinois Senate Tuesday approved drivers' licenses for immigrants who came to the U-S illegally. The legislation has bipartisan support.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:12:55 +0000 Brian Mackey 22263 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Senate Okays Undocumented Immigrant Drivers' Licenses Undocumented NIU Student Tells Her Story http://northernpublicradio.org/post/undocumented-niu-student-tells-her-story <p class="yiv758760449MsoNormal" id="yui_3_7_2_7_1350637305497_542"><font id="yui_3_7_2_7_1350637305497_541" color="black" face="Arial" size="3"><span id="yui_3_7_2_7_1350637305497_540" style="font-size:11.5pt;color:black;">President <span class="yshortcuts cs4-visible" id="lw_1350637284_0">Barack Obama</span> has an offer for many undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children. They can qualify for work papers and a deportation reprieve. His administration’s been taking applications for that so-called “deferred action” since August.<font size="3"> O</font>f roughly a million immigrants who could qualify, though, only 180,000 have applied. <font size="3">A</font> pair of young roommates <font size="3">at Nor<font size="3">thern Illinois University</font></font> f<font size="3">i</font>nd themselves contem<font size="3">plating</font> this question.</span></font> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 09:37:22 +0000 WNIJ 20058 at http://northernpublicradio.org Undocumented NIU Student Tells Her Story