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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station on March 6, 2012 in Ohio. (credit: J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

DPS Starts Saturday Hours To Issue Voter ID Cards

Nearly 50 Department of Public Safety offices across Texas will open on Saturdays to issue election identification certificates ahead of voting in November.

09/14/2013

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GOP Questions “Special” Path To Citizenship

As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.

09/02/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Fort Hood Suspect Renounces Citizenship

Days before his trial for the Fort Hood shooting rampage, Maj. Nidal Hasan released writings about America and Islam, including a note in which he renounces his U.S. citizenship.

08/02/2013

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Immigration Reform Impact On North Texas

There are more than one-point-one million people in Texas without legal status. Demographers estimate 400-thousand of them live in the North Texas area.

CBS 11–01/28/2013

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Plano Taking A ‘Smart’ Approach To City Issues

Smartphone technology is helping clean up neighborhoods in one local city. “Fix it Plano” has become one the most government friendly tools in the new age of apps.

04/23/2012

Bedford mother Stephanie Hines (L) and Tarrant County 9-1-1 District Dispatcher A. J. Meyer. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Mom Honored For Saving Autistic Boy On Highway

The quick action of a Bedford mother helped save the life of an 11-year-old boy and Tuesday she was honored by professional rescuers.

04/17/2012

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Perry Asks Town Hall Audience To Prove Citizenship

People attending a Rick Perry presidential campaign event are being asked to prove they are American citizens.

11/16/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry gestures prior to the start of a presidential debate hosted by Bloomberg and the Washington Post on October 11, 2011. (credit: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

Perry Now Says “No Doubt” Obama Is American Citizen

Rick Perry now is saying that he has no doubt that President Barack Obama is an American citizen. Perry said that he was just — in his words — “having some fun with Donald Trump” when he stoked claims that Obama was born outside of the U.S.

10/26/2011

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Proof Of Citizenship Required To Renew A Texas Driver’s License

Tucked inside the state school finance bill is a provision requiring Texans to prove their citizenship, or legal status, before receiving their first or renewing an old driver’s license.

06/30/2011

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

Feds Aim To Crack Down On Immigration Scams

Federal officials have a warning for immigrants considering too-good-to-true legal aid — the wrong help can hurt.

06/10/2011

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Foreign-Born Sisters Allowed To Stay Home In Texas

Two sisters are getting the gift they were hoping for this Christmas season: the chance to stay in the United States with their families.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2010