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Law closes illegal immigrant driver's license loophole

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So what's the policy here in North Carolina regarding illegal immigrants and driving privileges? Up until a month ago illegal immigrants could get a driver's licenses in North Carolina. State legislators recently passed a law that closed the last loophole that allowed illegal immigrants to get drivers licenses. That law tightened what a person is required to show at the DMV to prove citizenship status. Now a person has to have a social security number or visa to be in the US. Rep. Carolyn Justice helped push through the legislation that tightened the requirements. Opposition groups argued illegal immigrants need to be able to drive so they can keep jobs that legal citizens don't want to do, like in farming and construction. But Rep. Justice told me today that she doesn't buy that argument. She questions whether employers truly need illegal immigrants or just like having them on their workforce because they'll work for less money.

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Well put

Well put

Well Put

I'm an AMERICAN and I Thank you.

Your an idiot

Your an idiot

You said it!

AMEN Brother!!

Your an idiot

and you are also a closed mind idiot

whos the idiot??

Yeah you remember that we are all idiots when a loved one of yours is killed in a car accident by an ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT and does NOT get deported. Then you can remember how we are all idiots. Take a good look in a mirror, thats where you will find your idiot.