Will Arizona Ever Let Undocumented Immigrants Get Driver's Licenses?

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California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that allows undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses in the state.

Here in Arizona, Governor Jan Brewer has insisted that no undocumented immigrants, and certainly not the ones granted deferred action by the federal government's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, can get driver's licenses.

Now here's question: Could something like what happened in California with this law ever happen here?

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MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967 topcommenter

Technically while the federal government didn't grant legal status to millions of undocumented folk, they did grant work visas to them, essentially giving them what they need to obtain a driver's license.

The conditions I would impose are the undocumented be required to take a driver's exam, carry full insurance (collision and comprehensive) and be on curfew (similar to a junior operator)

seanD
seanD

CRACKERS, CHINKS drooling for licenses too.......... HELL NO.

seanD
seanD

SPICS drooling for licenses?........ HELL NO.

OATHKEEPER1958
OATHKEEPER1958

I HOPE THIS SENDS A WARNING OUT TO ALL THESE ILLEGALS HERE IN ARIZONA THAT WANT LICENSES WE DON'T SUPPORT BREAKING THE LAW. IF THEY WANT A ILLEGAL LICENSE THEY CAN TAKE THEIR GODDAM ASS OVER TO LIBERALFORNIA RIGHT ACROSS OUR LOVELY STATE BORDERS AS LONG AS THEY GET OUT OF HERE I COULD GIVE A RATS ASS WHERE THEY GO.

downing45
downing45

Where do these illegals get the money for car insurance?  From their parents who are also here illegally?  Illegals get car insurance for one month and then cancel it. 

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

As long as the knuckle dragging white supremacists are in power, NO. BUT these ignorant and intolerant cockroaches can't live forever and they are being replaced by a generation that believes in inclusion and tolerance-AND IT CAN'T HAPPEN SOON ENOUGH. because said cockroaches has did fucked up Arizona long enough.

Midge
Midge

I don't know what an undocumented immigrant is, but illegal aliens won't get driver's licenses in arizona.

LOMABRACO
LOMABRACO

I sure as hell hope not. In fact AZ needs to toughen their process to get a driver license.  People from out of state should not be allowed to just walk in and get one, they should have to study our laws and take the written and driving test all over again as well.  Non-legal residents definately should not be allowed to receive this privilege. Get them off the US tit ASAP

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

As soon as that MUMBLING USEFUL IDIOT that is passing for governor right now is out. people that qualifies for getting driver's licenses would b allowed to do so. Every time she opens her pie hole is just to speak nonsense, if that can b called speaking, "cause what she does is MUMBLE, and then comes the BRAIN FART, I guess that probably is too much alcohol consumption along with her age, ergo, she's called GIN JAN GLOO GLOO BREWSKY

john043012
john043012

We are told driving is a privilege not a right and surely not a necessity If we drive without a license or insurance, drive drunk, speed, or any other infraction we have to pay fines, court costs and all the  additional costs to motor vehicles so they can reinstate our credentials. If we owe taxes or bounce a check, get pickup for shop lifting or any other type of low level crime our driver's license are automatically suspended. Illegal immigrants get a pass on all of this now as a matter of fact if they have no out standing warrants they get to go home to their families, yes their vehicle gets impounded but for the majority of time those vehicles are what they would call throw away Hispanics want their illegal brethren to be treated fairly,, well maybe giving licenses to those people will add additional accountability and revenue..

valleynative
valleynative topcommenter

There are actually valid arguments on both sides of this issue, but you rarely hear any of them.  Most people who support issuing DL's seem to think that people who qualify as Dreamers are actually here legally, and most against seem to think that it would mean issuing ID's to criminals and people who don't speak English.

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

Yes, because Gin Jan will not be guv anymore come January 2015.

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@MaskedMagician1967 

With an exclusion on a per case basis for work needs outside of the curfew hours I hope.

They can't become good citizens without a means to work.

OATHKEEPER1958
OATHKEEPER1958

@seanD MUD FOLKS DON'T DESERVE LICENSES PERIOD!!!  DON'T GIVE A SHIT WHAT YALL THINK.  THESE DIRTY MEXICANS NEED TO TAKE THERE BLACK ASSES DOWN TO MEXICO!!!

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@robert_graham Hey Robert - good to see you... why won't you comment on the story about Joe getting a monitor and the other mandates Snow gave in his ruling? 

3 Citizen watchdogs as well... gonna have a lot of people watching what Joe and his officers are doing... and Joe can't do anything about it...

So why don't you comment on that story Robert???

Too busy crying in Joes Depends???

Dontbelieveit
Dontbelieveit

@OATHKEEPER1958 Goatkeeper .....You still flapping your gums about illegals? Get over it you racist prick . You and  all  your goats are NOT  going to set back ARIZONA another 100 years fuck you fuck jo and fuck  jiffy and john and whoever else you're masquerading as. jo got his ASS WHOOPED IN COURT HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA       HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWhatcha got to say about that you PERVERT?

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@OATHKEEPER1958, I GUESS THAT U WANT TO KEEP D STATE OF ARIZONA TRAPPED IN D HILLBILLIES'S STANDARDS, THA AIN'T GONNA HAPPEN TOOTHLESS1, LOOK UP WHAT HAPPENING TO UR CLOWN HERO, BEIGN STRIPPED OF HIS "POWER" ONE SLAP AT A TIME. SSSSSLLLLAAAAPPPPP, NO MORE PROSECUTING UNDER SELFSMUGGLING SHIT....SSSSLLLLAAAPPPP, THERE'S D MONITOR, WHOOMP THERE IT IS.......BITCH SLAPPED TWICE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, BOO HOO BOOO, " WE R LOOKING INTO RIPE BLAH BLAH....TO APPEAL...BLAH BLAH, BOO HOO", HE SHOULD UNDERSTAND THAT HIS TIME IS OVER...GO AWAY SATAN....OH. I ALMOST FORGOT....DRIVER'S LICENSES 4 EVERYBODY, CANCEL D ONE 4 HILLFOLK, D ONE TO RIDE D DONKEY.AMEN!!

Dontbelieveit
Dontbelieveit

@downing45 at LEAST THEY GET INSURANCE unlike you who can't even AFFORD a car to get insurance on !!!!!!!!!

OATHKEEPER1958
OATHKEEPER1958

@downing45  FRIEND OF MINE WAS HIT BY AN ILLEGAL WITH NO INSURANCE AND REGISTRATION AND NOW HE'S PARALYZED.  FOLKS, YA'LL NEED TO WAKE UP BECAUSE THIS IS A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@dowing45, would u care to present any facts or r u just yapping, like all d racist haters. I bet that u don't pay ur insurence, if u have a car at all....probably ur parents do that while u r living in d basement, probably even collecting UI, under someone else's identity, who's going 2 suspect that lil' white ass. PUTO/A.

john043012
john043012

@shadeaux14 Well it seems the answer to Arizona's position is for the illegals to head on over to California where licenses are now being offered.

valleynative
valleynative topcommenter

@shadeaux14  

Name-calling and stereotyping is just as bad whether it's directed at Hispanics or against people who disagree with you about whether people who were brought here illegally should be allowed to benefit from their parents' illegal act.

This is an issue that should be debated on its merits, without the childishness from either side.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@Midge, u must b Gin Jan Glooh Glooh relative, since u don't know.UDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS, ("illegal alliens", as u know them) r going 2 get driver's licenses sooner than u  get out of d Nutritional Assistance program, (food stamps) & Welfare. which it'll b never probably.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@LOMABRACO, It'll sound better if u use; LOMACRACKO, ha ha ha ha, as if u know those laws that u r refering to, I think is time 4 u to get ur head out of that asshole. Driver's licenses r going 2 b issued 2 people that qualifies 4, once that racist drunkard guv, is termed out.

OATHKEEPER1958
OATHKEEPER1958

@IdontRecall OH NOT YOU AGAIN JUST SHUT THE FUCK UP!!! ILLEGALS DON'T GET LICENSES PERIOD!!  MAYBE THAT'S THE WAY THEY DID IT IN MEXICO SINCE YOUR A MOJADO AND ALL MAYBE YOU SHOULD TAKE YOUR WAYS BACK TO HENCE YOU COME FROM.

john043012
john043012

@IdontRecall Why don't you just hook up your trailer, pack up your inbreds and stampede towards California the people there seem to have open arms and deep pockets you and yours will fit right in, here your rhetoric falls on deaf ears. .. You and ilk like you will never persuade anyone by demonizing and making threats, it don't work. Its been reported the illegals will be marching this weekend demanding Dignity and Respect why not put a huge sign on your trailer and while driving out of Phoenix fly by the parade 

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@john043012, dude u r SIMPLEST MINDED POS ever posting in this thread, not to mention ur:"hispanics with their illegal brethren" who the fuck do u think u r bitch, as soon as u start typing ur profiler views it's clear that u r a low life individual, who thinks that all that bullshit that u posted it only happens 2 ur kind and that "THOSE PEOPLE" get a pass, u posted: "..if they have no out standing warrants they get to go home to their families..." this is a perfect example of ur  stupidity, think about it, and I hope that ur 2cells brain can find the reason why I pointed up that excerpt. Now, other reason could b that u r envious of the vehicles that they drive,-since a good number of "those people" drive late model vehicles- since u said that they drive what they would call throw away vehicles. which is probably the kind u r driving, therefore ur bitching. KOO KOO MUCH.

robert_graham
robert_graham topcommenter

@Flyer9753 @robert_graham Okay let me answer. Actually I am in favor of a monitor now because when all is said and done there will be no wrongdoings found.

OATHKEEPER1958
OATHKEEPER1958

@phxmusicman64 @OATHKEEPER1958 GOT ALOT TO SAY ABOUT THAT YOU SON OF A BITCH!! DON'T KNOW WHO THE FUCK YOU THINK YOU ARE GOIN' AFTER A CONSTITUTIONALIST BUT FOLKS LIKE YOU NEED TO GET YOUR HEADS EXAMINED!!! HELL I DID MY SERVICE AND SERVED THIS COUNTRY IN DELTA FORCE GOT EVERY GODDAM RIGHT TO SAY WHAT I DO AND GO TO HELL YOU SHIT FOR BRAINS!!!!

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@OATHKEEPER1958, A FRIEND OF MINE WAS INVOLVED IN A ACCIDENT WHERE A GOD DAMN DRUNKEN REDNECK CROSSED D DIVIDER AND IMPACTED MY FRIEND'S CAR HEAD ON, KILLING HIM, THIS KIND OF SHIT COULD B AVOIDED IF IGNORANT REDNECK IS BARRED FROM GETTING A DRIVER'S LICENSE. MORESO WHEN HE THINKS THAT DRIVING A CAR IS AS EAZY AS RIDING A DONKEY. WHEN INTERVIEWED HE STATED THAT HE WAS PULLING ONTHE STEERING WHEEL AND YELLING FOR THE CAR TO STOP. FOLKS, THIS IS A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH...NO DRIVER'S LICENSE FOR THE REDNECK.PERIOD

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

@valleynative So, punishing these people for crimes THEY DIDN'T COMMIT  should be OK in anybody's book?

I stand by my statement. The cockroaches has did fucked up Arizona long enough.


IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@OATHKEEPER1958, STFU, U R OLD TOOTHLESS ONE,(HILLFOLK), AND A FALSE HYPOCRITE CHRISTIAN. HOW R THOSE GOATS DOING AFTER LAST NIGHT, I HEARD THAT JAFFY WAS MISTAKEN FOR A GOAT. LMFAO.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@OATHKEEPER1958, OH NO IF IT IS HILLFOLKREDNECK TRYING TO DISGUISE HIS IDENTITY, ONLY THING IS THAT HE IS TOO STUPID TO REALIZE THAT HIS IGNORANT RANTINGS R WHAT GIVES HIM UP. I DOUBT THAT U UNDERSTAND WHAT A MOJADO MEANS, BUT I'LL HELP U; U R D MOJADO, 'CAUSE UR PARENTS CAME ACROSS D BIG POND, ERGO, WETBACKS(MOJADOS). WHAT DO U KNOW ABOUT MEXICO? IGNORANT HILLBILLY, IF U BARELY KNOW ABOUT D U.S. SO SHUT THE FUCK UP. UR OTHER HERO, GIN JAN GLOOH GLOOH, IS ABOUT 2 B TERMED OUT, WHICH IT MEANS HER RULINGS WILL B THROWN OUT, AND THOSE THAT U CALL ILLEGALS WOULD B GETTING DRIVER;S LICENSES...U CAN SHIT & URINATE ALL OVER UR PIGSTY HOUSE. HA HA HA HA,  FALSE CHRISTIAN.

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

@john043012, listen kook, I don't own a trailer or have inbreds like urself, since probably u r a redneck..... don't have 2 stampede 2 California, like ur relatives r doing right now & if California is doing that, more power 2 them, that way they can keep record of all "those people" living there, making sure they get car insurence, pay taxes & keep record of their whereabouts.....contributing 2 d economy, something that glooh glooh brewsky is unable to understand & u as well. BTW, tell me where in the fuck did I make any threats...u need 2 go eazy on that meth, is making u paranoid......if "illegals r marching asking 4 dignity & respect, -not like u spinned it: "demanding"- I think it's a very good issue 2 b addressed.....and as said b4, I don't own a trailer like urself, and I can't drive out of Phoenix, I'm sorry 2 disapoint u since I don't live there. NOW GO AND FINISH UR TEA!!!!! REDNECK INBRED.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@robert_graham at this point Robert, its no longer monitoring...............its called gathering evidence

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@robert_graham @Flyer9753 

riiiigggghhhhhttttttttttttt..... Snow, a Republican, is going to waste money and time disproving via a monitor what the court case PROVED is happening....

Wow you really need to get away from the gas fumes at your job....

Dontbelieveit
Dontbelieveit

@OATHKEEPER1958Hey goatkeeper if you got  a lot to say .......................say it don't spray it .........Like I said before FUCK YOU  and the  drunk GOAT YOU RODE UP ON. You NEVER DID ANSWER ME .............Do you REALLY DIDDLE YOU SISTER? What is delta force a new video GAME YOU'RE PLAYING?You're about one SILLY ASS , mister GOATMAN! SON OF A BITCH Ha ..........It's a WHOLE LOT BETTER than being a son of a goat ......Like you!!!!!!

valleynative
valleynative topcommenter

@shadeaux14 @valleynative  

Calm down and think.  It's not a punishment.  It's simply saying that they shouldn't get to benefit from their parents having broken the law.  They're also still in violation of the law by remaining here.

If I found some piece of art that my grandfather had stolen, I wouldn't be allowed to keep it, even though I hadn't broken any law.


 

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