Friday, July 05, 2013

More states let undocumented immigrants drive

Allowing these people to drive legally will make the roads safer for everyone else. They will have passed the test, registered their cars and bought insurance.   - - Donna Poisl

from the Seattle Times

SEATTLE — A year ago, Washington was one of just three states granting driver’s licenses to any person living in the U.S. illegally—holding firm against a nationwide trend.

But across the country this year, a curious thing has happened: A growing number of states are reversing course and seven have now joined the three.

In recent months, all but two states have tweaked their policies to give driver’s licenses to tens of thousands of young people who were brought illegally to the U.S. as children and granted reprieve from deportation and permission to work.
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