Voters in the closely watched Alabama special election will head to the polls Tuesday. Rachel Martin will report live from Birmingham.
Undocumented Families Of Military Personnel Can Obtain A Driver’s License
Some people who are not in the country legally are going to be granted
But Transportation Department officials have decided only those paroled in place will get the licenses. Victor Viramontes is with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
“This is another example of the state irrationally discriminating between some people that the federal government has authorized to be present and others,” Viramontes said. “And in every instance where
But ADOT spokesman Tim Tait says licenses can be legally granted only to those quote authorized by federal law to be in this country. He says immigration law specifically allows for parole in place, while DACA recipients are simply benefitting from a Homeland Security decision not to try to deport them. The federal courts will provide the final decision on the issue.