March 11, 2016
Two non-profit organizations, Familias En Accion and Los Ninos Cuentan, and five illegal aliens are suing Oregon Governor, Kate Brown, and other state transportation officials saying that their constitutional rights were violated when voters struck down S.B. 833, which allowed illegal aliens to receive driver’s license.
The bill required the Department of Transportation to issue a driver’s license to any applicant who meets the driving requirements regardless if they could provide proof of legal status, as long as they had been in Oregon for at least a year. The bill was pushed through the state legislature and signed into law in 2013, yet before the bill could be implemented Oregonians for Immigration Reform (OFIR), a pro-immigration enforcement group, gathered 58,000 signatures for a ballot initiative to let the voters decide if they wanted the law. … Read the full story.
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