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Old 09-16-2012, 09:59 AM
 
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FRESNO, Calif. -- When 17-year-old Alondra Esquivel needs to get from her rural central California home to classes at Fresno State University 20 miles away, she must rely on rides from her relatives or her boyfriend.

Most Californians her age can drive. But Esquivel, a college freshman, was brought illegally to the United States from Mexico when she was 7. And California has denied driving privileges to immigrants lacking legal status since 1993.



Read more: Young illegal migrants may get driver's licenses

I'm just at a loss for words here. I'm PISSED!
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Old 09-17-2012, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Kūkiʻo, HI & Manhattan Beach, CA
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FRESNO, Calif. -- When 17-year-old Alondra Esquivel needs to get from her rural central California home to classes at Fresno State University 20 miles away, she must rely on rides from her relatives or her boyfriend.

Most Californians her age can drive. But Esquivel, a college freshman, was brought illegally to the United States from Mexico when she was 7. And California has denied driving privileges to immigrants lacking legal status since 1993.

Read more: Young illegal migrants may get driver's licenses

I'm just at a loss for words here. I'm PISSED!
Alondra Esquivel (and others in her situation) should probably spend more time figuring out how to become a legal resident, instead of worrying about getting a driver's license.
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