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Drivers Licenses for All

39 Signatures Goal: 1,000

We, the undersigned, ask Governor Mark Dayton, to pass a law permitting all people over the age of 18 living in the US without documents to be able to obtain a driver’s license. There are an estimated 11 million undocumented people living in the U.S., many of which drive without a driver’s license. It is a necessity to drive in order to go to work, bring their children to school, and complete common errands. Eight states have passed laws allowing them to drive, nine states have introduced this proposal and it passed the MN Senate in 2013. Many people are in favor of this law, including a number of police chiefs, lawyers, city council members and many US citizens. They believe that passing this law would make our streets safer as we could be assured that drivers know the rules of our streets by having passed license exams. They would also have car insurance, thus decreasing hit and run accidents that happen when immigrants fear deportation. Research by economist James Kielkopf demonstrated the following points of the economic impact of undocumented workers in MN: Their work accounts for approximately $3.8 billion of added value in the MN economy each year. Their work results in the generation of $1.02 billion in tax revenue that goes to social security and state and local taxes.

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  • AJ
    AJ United States, Minneapolis
    Apr 07, 2014
    Apr 07, 2014
    its a matter of equality and safety
  • Gabriela Anderson
    Gabriela Anderson United States, Medford
    Dec 08, 2013
    Dec 08, 2013
    Making drivers licenses available for undocumented immigrants would greatly increase traffic safety in our community.
  • Mong Vang
    Mong Vang United States, Saint Paul
    Dec 07, 2013
    Dec 07, 2013
    Please pass this, I would love to see those without documents to have a driver license. We come to the United States for opportunity, and having a driver license is one.
  • Jilla Nadimi
    Jilla Nadimi United States, Minneapolis
    Nov 21, 2013
    Nov 21, 2013
    The biggest argument against immigrants is that they cause problems for citizens-- some even crimes. This law would help to regulate the ability of immigrants that can drive on our streets because safety for them and for MN residents should be the top priority.
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    Grace Polverari United States
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    Song Her India
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    Amanda Bialon United States
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    Gabriela Anderson United States
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    Mong Vang United States
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