undocumented

state of Illinois

lllinois lawmakers are giving serious consideration to letting undocumented immigrants get driver's licenses.  But the elected official who oversees driver's licenses is staying out of the debate.

The Illinois Senate Tuesday approved drivers' licenses for immigrants who came to the U-S illegally. The legislation has bipartisan support.

Undocumented NIU Student Tells Her Story

Oct 19, 2012
cse.unt.edu

President Barack Obama 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. Of roughly a million immigrants who could qualify, though, only 180,000 have applied. A pair of young roommates at Northern Illinois University find themselves contemplating this question.