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Ill. Pols Support Driver's Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

Some of the main politicians in Illinois, including Gov. Pat Quinn and Senate President John Cullerton, on Tuesday publicly expressed their support for a bill to issue driver's licenses to some 250,000 undocumented immigrants.

"This is a safety issue that impacts every driver in Illinois and we should join together to take swift action to save lives," Quinn said during a press conference at Chicago's Roosevelt High School.

Quinn called the bill that fellow Democrat Cullerton will present in the coming weeks "responsible legislation."

In place of a traditional driver's license, undocumented people would receive the temporary license that has been granted since 2005 to foreigners who are living legally in Illinois but who do not have a Social Security Number.

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