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  • Illegal immigrants sue Oregon over ballot measure denying licenses

    12/01/2015 3:41:51 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 30, 2015 | Robert Shaffer
    A group of illegal immigrants is suing the state of Oregon to overturn a voter-approved initiative that denied them driver's licenses. The lawsuit, brought by five illegal immigrants, comes after Oregonians passed Measure 88 last year with a strong two-thirds majority. Thirty-five of Oregon's 36 counties voted against licenses for undocumented residents, as did every congressional district in the state, most of which are represented by Democrats. But the lawsuit alleges Measure 88 is unconstitutional because it "arbitrarily" denies driving privileges based on membership in a "disfavored minority group." It alleges Oregon voters were motivated by "animus toward persons from...
  • Another New Mexico immigrant license repeal effort begins

    01/29/2015 9:21:19 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 2 replies ^ | January 29, 2015 | Russell Contreras
    (AP) - A House panel is expected to discuss efforts to repeal a New Mexico law that allows immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally to obtain driver's licenses. The House Safety and Civil Affairs Committee is scheduled Thursday to discuss two bills aimed at revamping the state driver's licenses laws. One proposal by Rep. Paul Pacheco of Albuquerque calls for creating a "two-tier" driver's license system. But Marcela Diaz, executive director of the Santa Fe-based Somos Un Pueblo Unido, says that would only create "scarlet-letter" licenses from immigrants. Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has tried repeatedly to have the...

    01/27/2015 8:39:15 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 45 replies ^ | January 26, 2015 | Adelle Nazarian
    Illegal aliens may enjoy a free pass on identity theft due to a new investigative policy at California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
  • Readying immigrants on a grand scale to take driver’s test

    12/18/2014 7:21:24 PM PST · by rey · 29 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | December 18, 2014 | ELOÍSA RUANO GONZÁLEZ AND MARTIN ESPINOZA
    Pencils moved quickly as roughly 20 undocumented immigrants raced to identify eight road signs drawn on a white board during a driver education class held at the Graton Day Labor Center earlier this week. While most were familiar with the signs warning of merging lanes or forbidding U-turns, the 10 questions that class instructor Jo Anne Cohn read out loud stumped them. “This is difficult for a lot of people,” Cohn said in Spanish to her students. She encouraged them to continue studying to avoid failing the test and having to go back to the Department of Motor Vehicles. “If...
  • California plans to issue 1.4 million driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants under new law

    11/07/2014 6:03:54 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    FOX News Latino ^ | November 7, 2014
    California Division of Motor Vehicles is preparing for roughly 1.4 million new driver’s license applicants after Jan. 1. That’s when Assembly Bill 60, or the Safe and Responsible Drivers Act, goes into effect. FOX40 spoke with a Maria Rodriguez, an undocumented immigrant living in West Sacramento who plans to apply for a license under the new law. “It’s the best thing that could have happened to us in California. We’ve been waiting for it for many, many years,” Rodriguez said. The DMV is encouraging all eligible applicants to start preparing for their drivers tests early. When Nevada adopted a similar...
  • Camden forum on driver's licenses for undocumented draws 300

    10/23/2014 9:17:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | October 23, 2014 | by Julia Terruso
    Eufracia Mora and her husband run a commercial and residential painting business, and often have to drive from two to three hours for a job. The parents of two small children ride the whole way unlicensed and on edge. "I'm always nervous every time I get in the car," Mora said, "Every day I drive for work, or I drive the kids to school, I'm worried I'll see a police car." Mora is undocumented and cannot legally obtain a driver's license. She joined nearly 300 people Wednesday night for a forum on immigration issues largely focused on whether driver's licenses...
  • Valley's undocumented gear up for driver's licenses

    10/20/2014 4:07:05 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Merced Sun-Star (CA) ^ | October 19, 2014 | BY ANDREA CASTILLO
    Graciela Iniguez guesses she has spent $12,000 on traffic tickets and vehicle impound fees since she started driving 20 years ago. As an undocumented immigrant from Jalisco, Mexico, Iniguez drives without a license. But that's soon to change. Starting Jan. 1, California residents who can't prove they are in United States legally will be allowed to obtain driver's licenses under Assembly Bill 60, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last year. "This law is going to benefit us so much," she said. "Thank God, now we won't have to be afraid to drive." "Unfortunately, it's not a privilege to...
  • Poll: Most New Mexico Voters Oppose Licenses For Undocumented

    09/23/2014 2:51:05 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    KRWG-TV PBS Local ^ | September 23, 2014
    A new poll shows likely New Mexico voters still oppose an 11-year-old state law that allows immigrants who are in the country illegally to obtain driver's licenses. The Albuquerque Journal reports three-fourths of the likely voters surveyed opposed the law, echoing findings of similar Journal polls.
  • FReep This Poll

    04/30/2013 6:16:22 AM PDT · by Puppage · 24 replies
    Branford Eagle ^ | 04/30/2013
    Should Connecticut Grant Driver’s Licenses To Undocumented Immigrants?
  • Is everyone bought off by the Illegal Alien Lobbyists????

    04/25/2013 9:24:29 AM PDT · by AuntB · 20 replies
    TheTownCrier ^ | April 25, 2013 | TheTownCrier
    TheTownCrier had a disagreement with a radio host yesterday. His guest was a state representative, a republican, who has introduced a bill to give illegal aliens drivers license. Their conversation was polite with no objection to the bill by the host. I commented to the host that the lawmaker should have been given some challenge about this...why doesn't the lawmaker promote existing immigration law, instead of rewarding illegal behavior. The host, usually a fair chap, decided to get ALL righteous and indignant, informing me how stupid I was...that a mere state rep can't do anything about federal law. BALDERDASH! The...
  • Mass. RMV doesn't check immigration status, 45 other states do

    04/05/2012 8:23:29 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 6 replies
    myfoxboston ^ | 05 Apr 2012 | Mike Beaudet
    Mass. RMV doesn't check immigration status, 45 other states do copyright-link only Read more:
  • Auto registration checks scaring immigrants

    11/02/2009 10:35:12 AM PST · by AuntB · 28 replies · 1,636+ views
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | Nov. 2, 2009 | Stephanie Czekalinski
    News that the state will cancel the car registrations of possibly thousands of undocumented immigrants has caused panic and created rumors among those living in central Ohio. Before Aug. 24, a loophole in the state Bureau of Motor Vehicle's policy allowed illegal immigrants to register cars in their names by using a power-of-attorney form, even if they didn't have a driver's license. The Ohio Department of Public Safety closed the loophole after delaying a crackdown on possibly fraudulent registrations for more than a year. After The Dispatch reported on the delay, the bureau sent letters at the beginning of October...
  • As state sat, illegals got OKs to drive (Ohio)

    09/13/2009 5:31:19 AM PDT · by Comparative Advantage · 16 replies · 1,208+ views
    THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH ^ | September 13, 2009 | Randy Ludlow
    loophole in an Ohio policy allowed thousands of undocumented immigrants to register cars and get license plates even though many did not have valid Social Security numbers or car insurance. The practice was so widespread that law officers in other states asked the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles why they were seeing so many undocumented immigrants driving cars registered in Ohio. State Public Safety Director Henry Guzman delayed a proposed crackdown for more than a year after he met with people who cater to such immigrants, including people who were profiting from obtaining plates. Guzman initially requested tougher regulations, describing...
  • check your N.J. driver license!

    08/28/2009 3:21:24 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 42 replies · 1,678+ views
    self | 8/28/09 | NewJerseyJoe
    Folks, check your NJ driver license for the expiration date. How often do you look at your license? Like me, probably not very often. The other day, I pulled out my license in preparation for an ID screening (for a potential job opportunity). When I looked at it, I noticed it had expired IN JANUARY. And I NEVER received a notice to renew. Like you, I have the new high-tech license -- which can't be renewed by mail. You'd think they would send a notice to renew. So I'm going down to DMV first thing in the morning to straighten...
  • Fox News Covers Obama Driver's License Plan

    10/19/2008 9:05:08 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 35 replies · 3,336+ views
    Email ^ | Oct 19, 2008 | Email
    Message from The National Republican Trust PAC From Scott Wheeler Executive Director Dear Supporter: There he goes again! I appeared on Fox News with Neil Cavuto Friday discussing our new TV ad exposing Obama's radical plan to give driver's licenses to illegal aliens -- and Neil said the Obama campaign refused to come on the show. No surprise here. They are deathly afraid of this issue. But Cavuto did say that Obama campaign now claims that he does not support driver's licenses for illegals. Cavuto mentioned that Fox's own research showed Obama's claim was simply not true. Of course, it's...
  • Illegal Immigrant Charged With Homicide in Deadly Minnesota School Bus Crash

    02/23/2008 6:00:22 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 17 replies · 259+ views
    A woman who identified herself as Alianiss Nunez Morales was driving a van that failed to stop at a stop sign, hitting a school bus, police say. A woman who identified herself as Alianiss Nunez Morales was driving a van that failed to stop at a stop sign, hitting a school bus, police say. MINNEAPOLIS — A woman who authorities say is in the country illegally and using an alias was charged Friday with four counts of criminal vehicular homicide and two lesser charges in a school bus crash that killed four children. A woman who identified herself as Alianiss...
  • Licenses expose broader immigration issues[Mexico more strict on foreigners]

    11/16/2007 4:40:03 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 5 replies · 160+ views
    UPI ^ | Nov. 16, 2007
    MEXICO CITY, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- The granting of driver's licenses to illegal immigrants in the United States may be at the center of the immigration issue and broader U.S.-Mexico relations. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., said in a recent presidential debate that granting drivers licenses to illegal immigrants "makes a lot of sense." Yet in Mexico, federal law requires proof of Mexican citizenship or a valid visa for a license, USA Today said Friday. "When it comes to foreigners, we're a little more strict here," said Alejandro Ruiz, a director at the Mexican Automobile Association. Proponents for licensing illegal immigrants...
  • Democrats hit for trying to kill alien license bill (MD)

    03/22/2007 11:33:42 AM PDT · by JZelle · 4 replies · 455+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 3-22-07 | Tom LoBianco
    ANNAPOLIS - State Republicans said yesterday the Democratic-controlled General Assembly is using cost as an excuse to kill a bill that would keep illegal aliens from getting a Maryland driver's license. "That's something the opponents are running," said Delegate Ronald A. George, Anne Arundel County Republican and sponsor of the House bill. The proposal would have brought Maryland in compliance with the federal Real ID Act, which requires drivers to prove they legally live in the United States before being granted a driver's license. However, the House and Senate appear ready to kill the measure.
  • Proposal calls for fingerprinting immigrants seeking licenses in New Mexico

    01/20/2006 9:57:30 AM PST · by Sharks · 22 replies · 397+ views
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- The administration of Gov. Bill Richardson is proposing that illegal immigrants who apply for a New Mexico driver's license be fingerprinted for background checks. The move would strengthen border security and ensure that applicants for licenses "are who they say they are," Taxation and Revenue Secretary Jan Goodwin said Wednesday. New Mexico is one of 11 states that don't require driver's license applicants to prove they are legal residents of the United States. The state lets foreign nationals present a passport, a federal tax identification number or a consular identification card to apply for a...
  • Where illegals go for driver's license

    07/25/2005 8:40:28 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 49 replies · 2,053+ views
    Scott Gardner of Mount Holly, N.C., was on vacation and heading to the coast with his family when his station wagon was struck by a truck driven by Ramiro Gallegos, an illegal alien charged three times previously with drunk driving. Gardner family's station wagon Gardner, the father of two young children, was killed. Gallegos of Mexico was charged with second-degree murder and driving while impaired. It is uncertain where Gallegos was going at the time, but it is not surprising that he was in North Carolina. The state's requirements to obtain a driver's license are weaker than those of many...
  • New Law to Curb Ability of Illegal Immigrants to Get US ID Cards(ACLU Alert)

    05/11/2005 8:10:35 AM PDT · by CompSciGuy · 14 replies · 1,705+ views
    Voice of America News ^ | 5/11/2005 | Brian Purchia
    The United States is about to make it more difficult for people to get a driver's license. The Real I.D. act would standardize license requirements nationwide - forcing all 50 states to verify that each applicant is in the country legally. Some say the bill, passed by Congress this week, is the first step toward establishing a U.S. national ID card. For almost a century, each U.S. state has been responsible for issuing its own driver's licenses. There has been no national standard. Eleven states currently grant licenses to non-citizens. A license can be used to do many things in...
  • Make it easy to get a license, protesters say. (More crap from limp wrist Linc)

    05/11/2005 4:03:00 AM PDT · by got_moab? · 2 replies · 476+ views
    Providence Journal ^ | Tuesday, May 10, 2005 | TOM MOONEY
    PROVIDENCE -- About 30 opponents of legislation that would link getting a driver's license to a motorist's immigration status, marched into Sen. Lincoln D. Chafee's downtown office yesterday, exercising one example of democracy while learning about another: The game of politics, Washington style. The office visitors, members of the American Friends Service Committee and a group called ACORN (the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now), had hoped to meet with Chafee and persuade him to vote against the legislation. The senator, however, wasn't in the office; he was in Washington, D.C. So his office staff politely connected them via...
  • Inquiry finds evidence of fraud in election

    05/11/2005 6:52:06 AM PDT · by ninenot · 43 replies · 1,246+ views
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 05/11/05 | Greg Borowski
    Inquiry finds evidence of fraud in election Cast ballots outnumber voters by 4,609 By GREG J. Posted: May 10, 2005 Investigators said Tuesday they found clear evidence of fraud in the Nov. 2 election in Milwaukee, including more than 200 cases of felons voting illegally and more than 100 people who voted twice, used fake names or false addresses or voted in the name of a dead person. Election Investigation Photo/Karen SherlockU.S. Attorney Steven M. Biskupic (left), with Milwaukee County District Attorney E. Michael McCann, delivers the preliminary findings of a task force examining possible election fraud at the...
  • Congress set to impose ID card rules: States would need to verify papers

    05/05/2005 12:57:26 PM PDT · by Destro · 121 replies · 2,027+ views ^ | May 5, 2005 | Charlie Savage
    Congress set to impose ID card rules States would need to verify papers By Charlie Savage, Globe Staff | May 5, 2005 WASHINGTON -- Congressional negotiators have agreed on a sweeping new system that would nationalize standards for driver's licenses and state identification cards, requiring states to verify the authenticity of every document that people use to prove their identity and show their legal residency. If the House and Senate both pass the bill next week as expected, by May 2008 every state will be required to contact the issuers of birth certificates, mortgage statements, utility bills, Social Security cards,...
  • MVA taken to task for offending law breakers

    05/05/2005 11:14:08 AM PDT · by JZelle · 14 replies · 559+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 5-5-05 | Tom Knott
    It is against the law to deny an illegal alien a driver's license, says the executive director of an immigration-rights advocacy group in Maryland, presumably with a straight face and without the help of a laugh track. The advocacy group obviously picks which laws to embrace. An illegal alien is an illegal alien, after all. Given the potential usefulness of this upside-down appeal, an advocacy group for pickpockets is perhaps an idea whose time is nearing. If so, in these enlightened times, the group undoubtedly would seek assault charges against anyone who might clamp down on the wrist of the...
  • Workers charged in driver license scam (thousands of illegals licenses issued in FL, MI, MD)

    04/28/2005 6:56:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 922+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/28/05 | Lara Jakes Jordan - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of illegal immigrants have obtained driver's licenses in three states, federal authorities said Thursday, highlighting a security hole that the Sept. 11 hijackers exploited. Three employees of Florida's motor vehicles agency were among 52 people arrested in a bribery scam that put driver's licenses in the hands of at least 2,000 illegal immigrants, officials said. The case, announced Thursday, follows similar arrests in Michigan and Maryland over the past week. "With a valid driver's license, you establish an identity," said Michael Garcia, assistant secretary of the Homeland Security Department. "There's no way to identify whether that...
  • House Bill 4082

    04/14/2005 6:04:12 PM PDT · by Snoopers-868th · 4 replies · 266+ views
    "AS Passed By the House" (17) The sticker or decal described in subsection (2)(c)(vii) may be provided by any person, hospital, school, medical group, or association interested in assisting in implementing the emergency medical information card, but shall meet the specifications of the secretary of state. The emergency medical information card may contain the information described in subsection (2)(c)(vi), information concerning the licensee's patient advocate designation, other emergency medical information, or an indication as to where the licensee has stored or registered emergency medical information. (18) Beginning January 1, 2007, the secretary of state shall inquire of each licensee, in...
  • Mexican man is guilty of assault for car crash injuries.

    02/28/2005 3:00:52 PM PST · by Missouri · 33 replies · 736+ views
    Jesus J. Robles-Sanchez, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, was convicted by a Jefferson County jury last week of second-degree assault and driving without a license for a crash in May that injured a woman in Herculaneum. Assistant Prosecutor Steve Jerrell said Robles-Sanchez was driving drunk on Commercial Boulevard at Riverview Drive in Herculaneum on May 7, when his SUV struck the rear of a car driven by Angela Biehle as she waited to turn left onto Riverview Drive.
  • House OKs Tougher Driver ID Rules

    02/10/2005 2:39:53 PM PST · by devane617 · 159 replies · 2,890+ views
    Fox News ^ | 02/10/2005 | AP
    WASHINGTON — Hoping to keep drivers licenses out of the hands of terrorists (search), the House voted Thursday to make states verify that applicants are U.S. citizens or legal immigrants. Republicans pushed the measure through on a 261-161 vote despite protests from governors and state motor vehicle departments that it would be too costly and would require them to take on the role of immigration officers. The bill also would make it easier for judges to deport immigrants seeking political asylum if they think they might be terrorists. "Common sense says we should not allow suspected terrorists to be able...
  • House to vote on (Sensenbrenner's HR418) immigration bill

    02/10/2005 9:58:11 AM PST · by VU4G10 · 14 replies · 2,031+ views
    AP ^ | Thursday, February 10, 2005 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Although reshaping U.S. immigration law is a priority of President Bush's second term, his proposal for a guestworker program wasn't on the table as the Republican-controlled House took up an immigration bill this week. Judiciary Committee Chairman James Sensenbrenner, sponsor of the bill scheduled for a vote Thursday, said his legislation deals with border security. Including Bush's guestworker proposal or other measures would muddy the debate and mark all immigrants as terrorists, he said. "I think they are two separate issues. The immigration question is something the Judiciary Committee will handle later on,"
  • National ID Cards Coming Up For A Vote This Week

    02/09/2005 11:36:18 AM PST · by kimber · 80 replies · 1,957+ views
    Gun Owner of America ^ | February 9, 2005 | Larry Pratt
    The National ID card is back in the news, as Congress is getting set once again to debate the issue. You will remember that late last year, Congress passed (and the President signed) legislation which starts us down the road to a National ID card. In the name of preventing alien terrorists from operating in this country, the so-called Intelligence Reform bill gave federal bureaucrats unprecedented new powers to force changes in state-issued driver's licenses -- including, possibly, the addition of computer chip technology that can facilitate the tracking of all U.S. citizens. Now, the House will be debating new...

    02/09/2005 2:45:27 PM PST · by T.L.Sink · 14 replies · 924+ views
    H.R.418 is a measure before the House that will strictly control use of drivers'licences by illegal aliens and Grsssfire has sent a petition with over 110,000 signatures to Congress urging their support. They also gave a phone number,202-224-3121, by which one can contact one's representative in DC. To my amazement I delivered my message to my congressman's office in less than two minutes! Everyone concerned about illegals and the threat some potentially pose to national security should become involved!
  • DeLay Sees Chance of Immigration Deal(Time to Email DeLay!)

    02/09/2005 9:01:35 AM PST · by kellynla · 125 replies · 2,405+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 2/9/2005 | staff
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 - Representative Tom DeLay of Texas, the House majority leader, said Tuesday that conservatives might be able to compromise with President Bush on his proposal allowing illegal immigrants to work in the United States legally. Such a compromise could entail, for example, requiring illegal immigrants to return to their native countries to apply for the program, Mr. DeLay said. Advertisement Mr. DeLay said he talked recently with the president, who has advocated a guest worker program that would be open to workers who are currently in the country illegally as well as to newcomers.
  • CA: LA supervisors re-approve use of consular cards

    02/08/2005 6:27:26 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 497+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/8/05 | AP - Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The county Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to continue to accept identification cards issued by foreign consulates but to train county employees to help them detect fraudulent cards. The decision came after Supervisor Mike Antonovich announced he had been given a fraudulent Mexican identification card with his own photo on it and urged fellow supervisors not to accept the cards. The motion passed by a 3-2 vote with Supervisors Gloria Molina, Yvonne B. Burke and Zev Yaroslavsky in favor, and Antonovich and Don Knabe voting against the measure. The Mexican consular cards are by far the...
  • Border Patrol Releases Immigrants at Bus Station

    02/08/2005 6:24:38 AM PST · by txdoda · 113 replies · 2,075+ views
    KGBT 4 TV Harlingen, TX ^ | 2-7-05 | April Norris
    FEBRUARY 7, 2005 - Action 4 News undercover cameras catch Border Patrol agents dropping off illegal immigrants at a local bus station by the van load. How do we know the immigrants are not possible terrorists? You'll soon find out we don't! Could this be a sign of border breakdown? New Year's Eve morning agents pull up to the Valley Transit bus station in Harlingen, open the back of their van and a hand full of illegal immigrants jump out. But that's just the beginning, six days later more illegal immigrants were set free, free to travel anywhere they want...
  • Immigration bill could settle dispute over border fence

    02/08/2005 1:00:55 PM PST · by JesseJane · 4 replies · 651+ views ^ | 02/07/2005 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A ragged fence and a canyon called Smugglers Gulch mark the westernmost stretch of the California-Mexico border, a favorite crossing point for illegal immigrants and drug runners.
  • Immigration Bill Could Settle Fight Over California-Mexico Border Fence

    02/04/2005 11:45:12 PM PST · by TheOtherOne · 32 replies · 1,204+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-02-05-05 0210EST
    Immigration Bill Could Settle Fight Over California-Mexico Border FenceBy Erica Werner Associated Press Writer Published: Feb 5, 2005 WASHINGTON (AP) - A ragged fence and a canyon called Smugglers Gulch mark the westernmost stretch of the California-Mexico border, a favorite crossing point for illegal immigrants and drug runners. The federal government and a powerful local Republican congressman have been pushing for years to fortify the 3 1/2-mile stretch of border just north of Tijuana, Mexico. Their plan is opposed by California coastal regulators and environmentalists who say it could harm a fragile Pacific estuary. Now supporters may be getting closer...
  • H.R.418 - The REAL ID ACT - Cosponsors

    02/06/2005 11:41:16 AM PST · by JustAnotherSavage · 63 replies · 2,307+ views
    Congress ^ | Feb. 02, 2005 | James Sensenbrenner
    H.R.418 Title: To establish and rapidly implement regulations for State driver's license and identification document security standards, to prevent terrorists from abusing the asylum laws of the United States, to unify terrorism-related grounds for inadmissibility and removal, and to ensure expeditious construction of the San Diego border fence. Sponsor: Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] (introduced 1/26/2005) Cosponsors (125) Latest Major Action: 1/26/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case...
  • Licensed to kill

    12/09/2004 12:06:54 PM PST · by JZelle · 15 replies · 808+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 12-9-04 | Terence Jeffrey
    It was June 16, 2000, and the Inman family was happily on its way to spend Father's Day weekend at a trailer they keep in the mountains of northern Georgia. As a father, one of the first things I thought about when I read in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution last week about what happened to the Inmans that day is that it could happen to my family, too, or to any family. As an American, I thought about the politicians who have undermined our immigration laws by allowing illegal aliens to get driver's licenses.
  • 9/11 Families for a Secure America

    12/04/2004 9:58:43 AM PST · by AuntB · 29 replies · 1,816+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /U.S. Newswire/ -- 911 Families for a Secure America, representing more than 300 families whose relatives were victims of the 911 terrorists attacks, held a press conference today at the Capitol to set the record straight on the 911 bill and what they call "the true obstructionist". The Families identified Sen. Joe Lieberman as the primary obstacle to passage of the 911 Bill due to his insistence that no immigration safeguards be included in the proposed legislation. 911 Families in conjunction with United to Secure America launched a national ad campaign today praising 911 conferees who have...
  • A sit-down with the governor (CA gov. Arnold amends his positions on illegals' services)

    08/11/2004 8:27:40 AM PDT · by PinnedAndRecessed · 77 replies · 1,050+ views
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 8/11/04 | Margaret Talev
    SANTA FE, N.M. - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Tuesday that he is unlikely to support a push by some fellow Republicans to bar the Legislature from granting driver's licenses to undocumented workers in California and to cut off their access to government subsidies for housing, food and higher education. "I think it's old hat," Schwarzenegger said of the proposal, which some conservatives hope to place on the ballot by 2006, during an interview following a two-day conference with governors from Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and six Mexican states along the U.S. border. -snip- In 1994, Schwarzenegger was among a majority...
  • House rejects licenses for illegal aliens (Illinois)

    04/01/2004 3:05:50 PM PST · by Missouri · 54 replies · 338+ views
    <p>SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois House on Wednesday voted down a measure that would have allowed illegal immigrants living in Illinois to get drivers licenses.</p> <p>Proponents of the proposal argued it would make Illinois roads safer because those immigrants would be able to get auto insurance and would have to learn road laws to get their licenses.</p>
  • Illegal immigrants could become legal drivers in Illinois.

    03/31/2004 2:44:18 PM PST · by Missouri · 67 replies · 763+ views
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | March 31, 2004
    <p>On any given day, Juan Francisco Aparicio will drive his children to the doctor's office, his wife to the grocery and himself to work. Yet, he doesn't have a drivers license.</p> <p>He can't apply for one because he doesn't have a Social Security card, which he can't get because he is not a legal resident. He moved to Illinois seven years ago from Sacatecas, Mexico, and, like hundreds of thousands of undocumented workers who lack a license, drives a car anyway. Every day.</p>

    01/25/2004 5:53:52 PM PST · by JustPiper · 10 replies · 89+ views
    Save Our License ^ | 1-24-04 | SOL
    Save Our License, a project of the California Republican Assembly, has released the results of a new poll showing that significant majorities among this March's primary voters oppose licenses for illegals. "The poll shows an amazing awareness of the licenses for illegals issue," said Mike Spence, President of the California Republican Assembly. The poll, conducted by Probolsky Research, showed that 94.9 percent had heard of this issue. The poll also shows that over 70 percent of people oppose the licensing of illegals, and over 66 percent would vote for a ballot measure to limit driver's licenses to citizens and legal...
  • Invitation to Forum Users

    11/06/2003 12:14:52 PM PST · by FernForGovernor · 716+ views
    Dear Supporters: My gubernatorial campaign to bring better government to North Carolina is growing each week in support. It is clear that the public approves of our message. We need your ongoing help. If you want to see more done to keep and create jobs, to improve education and roads, and to reduce illegal immigration in North Carolina, then please consider attending or supporting our 'Fish and Fundraiser' event in Stanly County on Thursday Nov. 13, from 6 pm to 8 pm. The address is provided if you would like to pull up a map. Efird's Rocky River Springs...
  • 20 Questions for Congress About Immigration

    09/19/2003 4:28:47 PM PDT · by null and void · 27 replies · 724+ views
    Eagle Forum ^ | July 2003 | Phyllis Schlafly
    20 Questions for Congress About Immigration Will you vote against amnesty for illegal aliens, which puts people who violate our laws ahead of those who lawfully apply for entry? Will you vote to repeal Ted Kennedy's Diversity Visa Lottery, which admits 50,000 aliens per year, mostly from non-Western countries including countries that sponsor terrorism? Will you vote to direct the State Department to stop issuing visas in foreign countries that sponsor terrorism? Will you vote to close our borders to illegal aliens, illegal drugs, and contagious diseases by whatever means necessary, including electronic fences and National Guard troops? Will...

    09/08/2003 8:24:43 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 24 replies · 288+ views
    GUV DAVIS OKAYS BILL FOR DRIVER LICENSES 4 ILLEGALS - SEE WHO'S FIRST!Here in California, the state Governor, Gray Davis is facing a recallelection to run him out of office for incompetency. He is rushing througha new state law to allow illegal aliens to have valid Californiadrivers licenses. A California drivers license allows identification as acitizen with full voting rights. It is obvious that he is catering toillegal Mexican aliens to try to keep them from voting him out of office. Now, Colorado will not accept the validity of California licenses fordriving priveleges or identification purposes. This joke photo created...
  • California: Davis threatens to veto driver's license bill (Guess no one is paying Davis)

    08/26/2002 9:37:14 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 24 replies · 500+ views
    The Orange County Register ^ | August 26, 2002 | HANH KIM QUACH
    <p>He says he won't sign bill that would grant licenses to illegal immigrants without a companion bill requiring background checks.</p> <p>SACRAMENTO -- With the legislative session coming to a close Saturday, immigrant and civil-rights groups are fighting to protect undocumented immigrants from a bill they believe would unfairly single them out.</p>
  • North Carolina: Secret Panel Decides Who Can Drive

    07/18/2002 8:48:25 AM PDT · by Constitution Day · 38 replies · 462+ views
    The Asheville Tribune ^ | May 26, 1999 | Dana Davis
    SECRET PANEL DECIDES WHO CAN DRIVE By Dana Davis, The Tribune A woman recently visited a local DMV branch to notify them of a change of address and requested an updated driver's license to indicate as such. What she got was much more than she bargained for. When Sylvia English, 39, single, and no children, went to the East Asheville branch of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to update her driver's license she did not realize that she needed her social security card. Upon finding out, English says she vocalized her disapproval to the DMV examiner. The examiner explained...