A compromise to fund a Colorado program granting driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status is heading to the governor’s desk.
Colorado lawmakers reached a deal Wednesday on a standoff over how to pay for a program that lets immigrants get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status, an initiative that Democrats passed without Republican support two years ago.
Colorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.
The vice president of a company that sent regular Colorado driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants says they has a plan to fix it.
Frustrations are growing over a new program that gives driver’s licenses to people who are in the country illegally. The process has been extremely slow and the state admits there is little it can do to speed things up.
More than 800 illegal immigrants obtained driver’s licenses on Friday, the first day they could receive them under a new state law.
Colorado will begin issuing driver’s licenses and identification cards to immigrants who are in the country illegally or have temporary legal status.
Immigrants living illegally in Colorado will be able to get driver’s licenses under a bill signed into law by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Colorado lawmakers concluded a historic session Wednesday that saw ruling Democrats exert their power to pass sweeping gun laws, same-sex civil unions, and in-state tuition for immigrants in the country illegally.
Colorado lawmakers were closing a contentious and weighty term Wednesday with big decisions settled on gun control to immigration to marijuana. But the 120-day session didn’t end without a dose of partisan sniping and a few big ideas left on the table.