Some young immigrants in Arizona who qualify for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program are celebrating the fact that they can now apply for driver’s licenses. But other groups of immigrants who used to qualify for licenses are being left out.
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division offices began processing driver’s licenses for some young immigrants for the first time Monday. The change is the result of a two-year legal battle that may not be over yet.
U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell heard arguments on the sheriff’s claims that President Obama’s executive action will let more illegal immigrants enter the country and commit crimes, thereby burdening law enforcement.
Arizona Public Service will move forward with its plans for free rooftop solar on 1,500 homes next year, a program that opponents say the utility doesn't need yet will ultimately raise costs for all ratepayers.