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Alabama Immigration
8:35 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Ala. Granting DLs for Immigrants Under Obama Rule

Alabama Department of Public Safety/dps.alabama.gov

The state of Alabama says it will allow hundreds of immigrants to take driver license tests under a new Obama administration rule.

While the state has fought the administration over immigration laws, it says it will honor certifications granted under the program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.


A state trooper spokesman, Sgt. Steven Jarrett, says certain offices will begin issuing licenses under the program on Friday.


The state says 631 people have been approved for certification in Alabama, and as many as 1,500 could be.

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