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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 …

R.I. Bill Considers Allowing Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

Rhode Island lawmakers reviewed legislation Tuesday that would allow immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status — but the controversial idea has already run into opposition from law enforcement, anti-illegal immigration groups and the ACLU. Sen. Frank …

Oregon House Passes Immigrant Driver’s Card Bill

Tens of thousands of immigrants living in Oregon without legal permission will be able to get four-year driver’s licenses starting Jan. 1 under a bill given final legislative approval by the House on Tuesday. The House passed the measure in …

Oregon Panel Passes Immigrant Driver’s License Bill

An Oregon Senate committee has advanced a bill granting four-year driver’s licenses to people who can’t prove they’re legally in the United States. The Senate Business and Transportation Committee approved the measure Monday on a 4-2 vote. The bill would …

Move To Allow Computer Vehicle Registration in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Revenue is asking state lawmakers to allow people to register their vehicles and get titles using their computers. Lawmakers say a measure being considered Wednesday would save a lot of time and paper. The Department of …

Oregon Trooper uses Facebook to ID driver

Oregon State Police say a trooper checked Facebook to determine that a driver whose face didn’t match his license was really a fugitive wanted on felony warrants. Lt. Gregg Hastings says an equipment violation prompted Trooper Travis Neubauer to stop …

Migrants Could Qualify For Arizona Driver’s Licenses

Updated guidelines by federal authorities could possibly open the door for young illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses in Arizona. The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that those who receive deferred action from deportation through President Barack Obama’s new …