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Bill to Create Two-Tiered Driver’s License Moving in New Mexico

The New Mexico Senate approved a two-tiered bill on Friday that would continue to grant driving privileges to people in the country illegally. The compromise reached on the issue calls for two distinct driver’s licenses – one that complies with …

New Mexico Legislature Considers Truancy Driver’s License Bill

A New Mexico House panel is set to debate a measure that would take away driver’s licenses of high school students who stop attending class. The House Education Committee this week took up a bill that suspends the driver’s licenses of habitually …

New Mexico Governor Makes Another Run at Driver’s License Law

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says she wants the Legislature to repeal a law that allows the state to issue driver’s licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally. Martinez took aim at the law during her State of the …

Washington Seeks Two-Tier System for Driver’s License, IDs

Washington state officials are seeking to redesign the state’s driver’s licenses and ID cards in order to comply with tougher federal requirements for proof of U.S. residency for government-sanctioned identification. Under bills expected to be introduced in both the House …

Uber Drivers Issued Citations in Idaho City

Two drivers for the ridesharing company Uber that Boise, Idaho officials say failed to have commercial transport service driver’s licenses but picked up passengers have been cited. City spokesman Mike Journee told KTVB-TV that code enforcement officers used the ride-hailing app …

California’s Immigrant License Words Approved by Feds

Federal officials have given their backing to a redesigned license for immigrants living in California illegally, which includes wording that distinguishes it from those for legal residents. Homeland Security officials told the California Department of Motor Vehicles that the state’s …

Driving Privileges Revoked For Some Employees Of New Mexico

A new report out of New Mexico says nearly 200 state employees have had their state vehicle driving privileges revoked. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported the General Services Department says 191 state workers had their privileges suspended from July 1 …

Bill to Repeal New Mexico Immigrant Driver’s License Law Stalls

A bill that would have stopped New Mexico from granting driver’s licenses to most immigrants without proper documentation has stalled in the Legislature. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported the legislation could not overcome a tie vote Saturday afternoon among …

Immigrant Driver’s Licenses Signed In Colorado

Immigrants living illegally in Colorado will be able to get driver’s licenses under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper, adding the state to a handful of others that provide a legal way for immigrants to use the roads. …

Conn. Senate Approves Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

Connecticut’s state Senate approved legislation early Thursday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their legal statuses. Immigrants would be able to obtain driver’s licenses beginning in January 2015 in the bill, which passed 19-16 in the …