Monday, December 09, 2013

Immigrants glad for temporary Ill. license option
 Only valid in state, it can't be used as ID

As many as 500,000 people could apply for this license. There will be that many more people on the roads who have passed their tests and have insurance! That is good for everyone.    - - Donna Poisl

By Juan Perez Jr. Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Galindo Barrios, 33, wheels the family Chevy back to his apartment near a busy rail line on the far edge of the Logan Square neighborhood.

It’s about 8 p.m., almost bedtime. He and his wife, Laura, watch their pajama-clad children squeal and scurry across the unit’s wooden floors. The living room is largely decorated with a handful of sports trophies, family photos and toys.

In a few hours, the Guatemalan national will step back into the morning’s chill, back to the car and back to his metalworking job. He’ll return to his wife and three U.S.-born children nine or 10 hours later.
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