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Posted inHOUSING

No driver’s license? No housing. Minnesota immigrants, advocates say missing government-issued IDs keep people out of stable homes.

A woman called D.N. came to the U.S. from Liberia as a 1-year-old refugee. Her father became a naturalized citizen, but she never did. Now a mother of two children herself, and often homeless, she needs a birth certificate to find long-term housing. Like many immigrants, she says getting those documents has proved impossible.