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"Lawful Presence" Documentation Requirments for Texas DL: Chart

"There are several requirements all applicants must meet in order to obtain a Texas driver license or identification card, including most notably identity and social security requirements. The following is a guide to assist driver license personnel to apply the requirements the lawful presence requirements...

Texas DREAMers Will Be Able to Drive, Despite Gov. Perry's Bluster

Articles by Dianne Solís (Dallas Morning News) and Julian Aguilar (Texas Tribune) on driver license eligibility in Texas for deferred action grantees.

Will Texas Flip-Flop on Driver Licenses?

Current Texas law requires U.S. citizenship or lawful immigration status to obtain or renew a driver license. Efforts in the Texas legislature may be changing that, according to stories in the Texas Tribune and the Austin American-Statesman .

TCA3: Statutory, Regulatory Changes Moot TX Driver License Lawsuit

"[I]n light of the statutory amendments and rule changes, we must conclude that the Applicants’ administrative challenges to former Rules 15.171 and 15.24 are indeed moot." - Texas Dept. of Public Safety, et al. v. Salazar, et al., Oct. 31, 2013 .