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Immigrants in Missouri

August 31, 1999
By: Stacy Covitz
State Capital Bureau

The increasing number of immigrants in rural Missouri has caught the House's attention. Stacy Covitz has more from Jefferson City.

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Some lawmakers say the increase of immigrants is draining Missourians resources in many areas. A House committee will discuss this at a hearing in Sedalia.

Republican Centertown Representative Larry Crawford says the panel will discus eduacation and law enforcement:

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Contents: Centertown Rep. Larry Crawford says the committee wil discuss the problems with foreign-speaking students and immigrants with fake identification.
Crawford says immigrants can boost the economy by helping local businesses fill jobs.

From Jefferson City, this is Stacy Covitz.


The increasing number of illegal immigrants is getting attention from Missouri legislation. Stacy Covitz has more from Jefferson City.

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Some lawmakers say the increase of legal and illegal immigrants in rural Missouri is causing schools to become overcrowded.

A House Committee will discuss this, as well as what services should be provided for the immigrants.

Republican St. Louis County Representative David Levin thinks the high number of immigrants is good for Missouri.

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Contents: St. Louis County Rep. David Levin says in the past immigrants have been contributers. He thinks they will continue to be.

The first committee meeting will be this week.

From Jefferson City, this is Stacy Covitz.