|Intro:||The Federal government has asked each state to look at they way illegal immigration is enforced, and Missouri is in the midst of it's review.|
Wrap: Missouri Department of Public Safety Spokesman Mike O'Connell says the U.S. Department of Homeland security wants to standardize state and local immigration enforcement.
O'Connell says Missouri and other agencies across the nation are currently reviewing what the Federal government has proposed.
O'Connell says the state will announce if it will accept or decline the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's proposal late next week.
Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Rebecca Stephen.
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