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Arizona's DACAmented 'Dreamers' Can Drive!

December 19, 2014 (1 min read)

"Thousands of young immigrants protected from deportation under a federal program will begin lining up for Arizona driver’s licenses Monday after a federal judge removed the final barrier preventing them from applying for the documents.  A preliminary injunction issued Thursday by U.S. District Judge David Campbell bars the state from enforcing Gov. Jan Brewer’s directive to deny driver’s licenses to more than 20,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally.  The injunction takes effect Monday to give state officials time to let Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients know that their federal employment authorization cards are now acceptable proof of eligibility for a driver's license." - L.A. Times, Dec. 19, 2014.