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Illinois Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Illinois, where I live, is among the overwhelming majority of states that issue driver’s licenses to deferred action (DACA) recipients. The state went one step further recently, signing a new law in January 2013 that allows undocumented immigrants to receive Illinois driver's licenses. The license will be valid for three years, and will require training and insurance. It has limits, however, because it cannot be used as identification, for example to purchase a firearm. Backed by Democrats Governor Quinn and Mayor Emanuel, and some of Illinois' prominent Republicans, the law was applauded as a "common sense" approach that is to take effect in October.

*The full article was originally published by Robert C. Milla in The Immigration Pages.

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