DFL lawmakers say undocumented immigrants should have access to driver's licenses
House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley, introduced a bill Thursday that would give undocumented immigrants access to Minnesota driver's licenses. More than 100 community members from various advocacy organizations filled the steps of the state Capitol to join Winkler and other lawmakers to show support for the bill.
Push resumes to grant Minnesota driver's licenses to immigrants in U.S.
There have been failed attempts in past to undo the restriction, but lawmakers and advocates who gathered at the State Capitol said this year it will get done.
Should undocumented residents get drivers licenses? A coalition is pushing for it at the Capitol.
Democratic Minnesota House lawmakers on Thursday introduced a plan to allow undocumented Minnesota residents — those in the country illegally — to get drivers licenses.
But it wasn’t just Democrats.
Business leaders, clergy, some in the law enforcement community, and at least one Republican lawmaker stood inside the Capitol Thursday to espouse the idea.
Bill allowing driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants unveiled at Capitol
ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - A bill that would let everyone in Minnesota drive no matter their immigration status is getting a lot of attention at the state capitol.While it has support, some lawmakers are arguing that it poses a threat to public safety