24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Jan Brewer Blocking Benefits From Young Illegal Immigrants Receiving Waivers

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday ordered state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy.

In an executive order, Brewer said she was reaffirming the intent of current Arizona law denying taxpayer-funded public benefits and state identification to illegal immigrants.

Source: Fox News. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

  • Ralph Wylie||

    Way to go Governor Jan Brewer! Using an Executive Order to combat Obama's Executive Order, BRILLIANT!
    Any way she can enforce immigration laws and stem giving Arizona state benefits to illegal immigrants has my approval.
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio deserves a nod of approval too. These two are true American patriots in standing up to Obama, the DOJ and their band of thugs that are trying to affect their re-election by sacrificing and ignoring the Congress that had previously denied the DREAM Act.

advertisement