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As a former police officer I would rather see this bill pass than not. Although people have tied immigration to it, it is not as far as I am concerned, it is about safety. If they get a drivers license they have to prove they can pass a drivers test, which is better than having people drive illegally, which people will do and some of them will wind up killing themselves or somebody else.
I guess if they starve themselves to death, [we] won't have to feed them any longer! Giving these crimminals any latitude whatsoever is preposterous!!!!
“He has committed no crimes other than crossing without permission,” Hickey said." What? That's enough!! Get out and don't come back!!!!!!!!!!!!
Former police officer: If they get a drivers license they have to prove they can pass a drivers test, which is better than having people drive illegally. - If people prove they can drive well while drinking, then we should let them do that, we just see what limit they can drive well at. Problem solved. Not that an illegal with a license would try to vote or anything. Complete sham of a government we have.
So, let's get this straight: It's wrong to request ID at the voting booth, but acceptable to give somebody a driver's license that's not even residing in this country legally? This sort of Twilight Zone agenda always manifests when Democrats are in charge. "They have to go and risk [sic] every day." Umm... did they not put themselves at risk when they came here illegally? A simple online search will demonstrate that the issuance of DL's to illegal immigrants in New Mexico has become a MAJOR controversy. So, yeah, great idea to adopt policies that have proven to be disasters in other states! When there are LEGAL immigrants and natural citizens who have to take public transportation why should taking the bus be beneath illegal immigrants? Honestly, how many people think that illegal immigrants should be able to get DL's let alone drive?!? Only a politician would think this is a good idea, and any politician that does ought to be voted out of office come next election.
Minneapolis is a sanctuary city what did you expect, next it will be st. paul.
Allowing drivers' licenses for immigrants would more likely ensure some driving capability and also more likely assure automobile insurance coverage. To not enable everyone to apply for and test for a driver's license is very short-sighted.
What???? They are here illegally. They should not receive a drivers license in any situation.
They will drive anyway, just as people already do with suspended licenses, no insurance, etc. This is more a matter of improving safety of the public instead of just controlling who gets a license.
OK I think I have the answer. Allow ILLEGAL immigrants drivers licenses and then arrest and deport them when they take the test. Now this solves the problem in as so far as their right to drive and locates themfor deportation.
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