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5.) Jan Brewer Broadens Hateful Driver's License Ban Beyond DREAMers

 

Last year, when Governor Jan Brewer announced that the DREAMers who qualified for deferred action would not be allowed to obtain Arizona driver's licenses, the ACLU and other groups shot a hole right through it -- Arizona's been giving out licenses to everyone else the feds have granted deferred action for years.

Now, as Brewer faces a lawsuit that involves that very point, the Arizona Department of Transportation suddenly has a new policy -- no one granted deferred action can get a driver's license.

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