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LAPD Officers Told To 'Use Their Discretion'

Los Angeles Daily News | Kelly Goff | Posted 12.01.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Police Department officers will no longer be letting many unlicensed drivers leave a traffic stop with their cars now that Chief Charlie B...

Pro-Immigrant Legislation Pulled In California

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.13.2013 | Latino Voices

UPDATE: The California Assembly changed course and passed the driver's license bill on Thursday, and it is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. He has i...

Another State Says It Will Issue Driver's Licenses To DACA Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices

Connecticut has become the latest state to grant driver’s licenses to immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children and qualify for...

Licenses For Undocumented Drivers Approved By State Senate

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec 4 (Reuters) - The Illinois state Senate voted on Tuesday to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain temporary drivers license...

Illinois One Step Closer To Offering Licenses For Undocumented Drivers

Posted 11.30.2012 | Chicago

Illinois moved one step closer Thursday to allowing undocumented drivers to apply for driver's licenses. An estimated 250,000 undocumented Illinois...

Prominent Pols Push For Licenses For Undocumented Drivers

Posted 11.20.2012 | Chicago

A bipartisan coalition of Illinois' most powerful political leaders gathered at Chicago's Roosevelt High School Tuesday morning to express their suppo...

Voter Suppression and the Immigrant Voice

Rukhsana Hasib | Posted 11.16.2012 | World
Rukhsana Hasib

Pennsylvania is one of the states, around the country, where Republicans have passed a strict voter photo ID requirement law. On Thursday, September 1...

A HUGE Win For Undocumented Immigrants In California

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.20.2012 | Los Angeles

President Barack Obama's new immigration program will mean some undocumented immigrants will be granted driver's licenses -- and some will not, depend...

ICE's Collateral Damage in an Ironic Sex Trafficking Raid

Subhash Kateel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Miami
Subhash Kateel

Does one of the largest law enforcement agencies, with programs and operations with names like "Secure Communities" and "Community Shield," really care about the communities it is "securing" and shielding?

LAPD Chief: Undocumented Immigrants Should Get Driver's Licenses

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck thinks that all Californians should be allowed to obtain state-issued drivers licenses -- even undocumented immi...

New Mexico Immigrant License Access Data Points To Fraud

AP | By BARRY MASSEY | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

SANTA FE, N.M. -- An Associated Press investigation has found that addresses of dozens of the same businesses and homes across New Mexico were used ov...

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Has Driver's License Canceled

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

SEATTLE — Washington state has canceled the driver's license of a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who publicly said he is an illegal immigrant...

Mexico's Economy Is the Problem That Anti-Immigrant Laws Won't Solve

Bill Ong Hing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Ong Hing

Conservatives should understand that an economic turnaround in Mexico is central to solving the undocumented migration challenge in the United States.

On SB 1070 And What Happens When "Brown" Means "Illegal"

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

What does an illegal immigrant look like? Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, who just signed SB 1070 into law last Friday--which allows law enforcement to ...

Obama Takes A Risk On Driver's Licenses For Ilegal Immigrants

San Francisco Chronicle | Carolyn Lochhead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama easily won the African American vote in South Carolina, but to woo California Latinos, where he is running 3-to-1 behind rival Sen. ...