driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants

‘Migrant rights’ advocate urges Vermont DMV not to investigate illegals

By   /  January 23, 2015  /  Fraud, Immigration, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont’s transportation secretary says she’s doing her job, but accusations from an outspoken immigrant rights activist have the transportation chief on the defensive over her investigation of illegals.

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Driver’s licenses a magnet for immigration fraud in Vermont

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  California, Fraud, Immigration, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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As California battles a flood of immigrants seeking driver’s licenses after enactment of Assembly Bill 60, Vermont’s Department of Motor Vehicles has found issuing driver’s privileges to illegals can be a magnet for benefits fraud.

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“Blast” moves driver’s license bill forward – Dem state rep says she didn’t flip-flop

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Capitol Report, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog  /  No Comments

It involved some heated debate and even one House member who cast an accidental vote while another was put on the hot seat, as once again debate over granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants in New Mexico flared up in the Roundhouse.
A Republican-led attempt to “blast” a bill aimed at the repealing the law leap-frogged […]

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Driver’s license bills tabled in committee … but could be back for a ‘blast’

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

The arguments were much the same from both sides and the result — at least in committee — was the same: The latest incarnations of bills to rescind New Mexico’s law that grants driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants were tabled.
Late Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 29), all five of the Democrats on the House Labor and Human […]

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A driver’s license compromise … from a Republican?

By   /  January 17, 2013  /  Capitol Report, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog  /  No Comments

For more than two years, New Mexico legislators have debated, argued and sometimes hollered over rescinding the state law granting driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.
The bills haven’t gone anywhere but a potential compromise bill based on the driver’s license model used by Utah is getting prepared by two influential state senators, including a Republican leader […]

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Battle lines drawn early on first day of NM Legislative session, Sanchez spars with Gov Martinez

By   /  January 15, 2013  /  Capitol Report, New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog  /  No Comments

Well, any “era of good feelings” for this brand new 60-day legislative session didn’t last long.
A little more than a couple hours after new Speaker of the House W. Ken Martinez told his chamber, “if we disagree it should never be disagreeable” and about a half hour after Republican Gov. Susana Martinez spoke of “the […]

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