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Old 04-09-2008, 06:28 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Iranian immigrants want Farsi-language Oklahoma driver's license testing
Monday, April 07 @ 09:38:13 CDT by admin (174 reads)
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OKLAHOMA CITY -- The federal government is investigating whether the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety violated the civil rights of Iranian immigrants by refusing to provide them with driver's license tests in their native Farsi language.

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Tulsa World: Iranian immigrants want Farsi-language Oklahoma driver's license testing
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Old 04-09-2008, 06:29 PM
 
Location: California
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Seriously..? How many people speak Farsi?
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Old 04-09-2008, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Seriously..? How many people speak Farsi?
No joke------although almost 20% of Beverly Hills' population is of Iranian background.

Unless it is an International Driving Permit-------any written driving test in the USA should be in English only.
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Old 04-09-2008, 06:39 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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No joke------although almost 20% of Beverly Hills' population is of Iranian background.

Unless it is an International Driving Permit-------any written driving test in the USA should be in English only.
All of the road signs are in English,,,,,so why shouldn't the test's be the same?
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Old 04-09-2008, 06:40 PM
 
Location: California
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No joke------although almost 20% of Beverly Hills' population is of Iranian background.

Unless it is an International Driving Permit-------any written driving test in the USA should be in English only.
As of the census[3] of 2005, there were 34,980 people. The racial makeup of the city was 82.06% White, 1.77% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 7.05% Asian, 1.50% from other races, and 4.63% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
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Old 04-09-2008, 08:36 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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An NPR report recently put the Iranian population of Beverly Hills as high as 20% of the total population. Beverly Hills elected its first Iranian-born Mayor in 2007

Iranian American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 04-09-2008, 08:38 PM
 
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Ridiculous.......
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Old 04-09-2008, 09:39 PM
 
Location: California
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An NPR report recently put the Iranian population of Beverly Hills as high as 20% of the total population. Beverly Hills elected its first Iranian-born Mayor in 2007

Iranian American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
That's odd. The Census figures aren't that old.. 05'.
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Old 04-09-2008, 09:42 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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That's odd. The Census figures aren't that old.. 05'.
Iranians are Anglo Whites, legally speaking.

In other words; both of us are correct, just different perceptions
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Old 04-09-2008, 09:44 PM
 
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All of the road signs are in English,,,,,so why shouldn't the test's be the same?
Oh, puh-leeze MK, stop using GOOD COMMON SENSE!! It will confuse people!
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