Court May Overturn Jan Brewer's Anti-Dreamer Measure

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Gov. Jan Brewer speaks during a news conference prior to signing a letter to the Obama administration, and is appealing the FEMA denial of disaster assistance for the June wildfire that killed 19 firefighters and destroyed more than 100 homes in the town of Yarnell, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Phoenix. The governor said Wednesday that the uninsured damage has gone up and that the Federal Emergency Management Agency didn't take into account the high number of poor and elderly residents when | ASSOCIATED PRESS

A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to deny driver’s licenses to “dreamers’’ the Obama administration has allowed to stay and work in this country.

During a 45-minute hearing earlier this month, Judge Marsha Berzon repeatedly chided Tim Berg, the governor’s lawyer, for his contention that those being denied licenses are not being irreparably harmed. She said the testimony of the five plaintiffs in the case show their lives have been affected.

Berg told the three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the plaintiffs said they do manage to get to work and school. And he said there is evidence that some are actually driving.

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