Should Illegal Immigrants Be Given Dr...

Should Illegal Immigrants Be Given Driver's Licenses?

There are 1019 comments on the www.usnews.com story from Aug 24, 2011, titled Should Illegal Immigrants Be Given Driver's Licenses?. In it, www.usnews.com reports that:

What do you think? Should New Mexico continue to give licenses to illegal immigrants?

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Annie

Naperville, IL

#23 Aug 31, 2011
John wrote:
Since they are here working to make their living, having no criminal records, why not to let them do the right thing? unfortunatly they have to move from one spot to another in order to make through their way to work and so on...
Because it can be used as identification to vote. They can move back to Mexico. They can't read English, have a high incidence of driving drunk and w/o insurance. Anything you give them to encourage them to stay only increase our welfare bill
Annie

Naperville, IL

#24 Aug 31, 2011
lowglow wrote:
OK I'm going to get bashed for this and attacked by Santa Fe gay because she will disagree because she is a racist.
Lets all settle down and think this one out carefully and solve this in a way that best protects everyone involved, OK ?
OK we need to assume no matter how hard we try, there is no way in the world we will be able to stop all illegals from coming into the USA and we can not stop them from driving even if we took their driver license away, so why not just allow them to get a license so they can prove they have insurance so that innocent Americans that are victims of these illegals are not protected ? and if they get their license suspended or lose their insurance , they can be tracked easier and deported.
Just a thought and I don't have all the answers.
If you do the same thing over and over and you get the same results and are surprised, that is the classic definition of INSANITY!

If you continually give illegals more and more perks of citizenship and cave whenever they demand something and you expect them to become loyal to America and treat us with respect, you are INSANE!

Show me the proof that those illegals would buy insurance or stop drinking and breaking the law.
JUSTICE

Salt Lake City, UT

#25 Aug 31, 2011
Should foreign invaders be given the same rights as citizens in anything? NO NO NO NO.......

Should the village idiot we have as a president be shot for being a traitor to this country, and for pandering to foreign invaders? DUR.....

Very simple math here ppl.....
Lowglow

Warrensburg, MO

#26 Aug 31, 2011
Annie,
Thats not my point, as they break the law, send them packing.

The reality is this, we are broke broke broke, and we have no money to fund any major border crossing prevention, so what do we do in the mean time ?, well we stop the ones we can and those we don't, let them have license and when they show up to get them with no insurance or proof they are legal, send them packing.
Annie wrote:
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If you do the same thing over and over and you get the same results and are surprised, that is the classic definition of INSANITY!
If you continually give illegals more and more perks of citizenship and cave whenever they demand something and you expect them to become loyal to America and treat us with respect, you are INSANE!
Show me the proof that those illegals would buy insurance or stop drinking and breaking the law.
ima

United States

#27 Aug 31, 2011
Cricket 23 wrote:
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Quote:
"On September 10, the parents of 3-year-old Marten Kudlis buried their son
at Fairmount Cemetery, after he was killed last week, while waiting for his
ice cream in a Denver Baskin and Robbins.
An SUV speeding through the intersection of Havana and Mississippi, with
Guatemalan national Francis Hernandez at the wheel, slammed into a pickup
truck, which was then pushed into the ice cream shopīs window. The toddler
was sitting at a table in front of that window, and was sent flying as the
truck came crashing through it.
After the crash, Hernandez jumped from his Chevy Suburban and fled the
scene. He was later apprehended without incident.
Marten was taken to the hospital, but died a short time later due to massive
internal injuries.
The two women in the pickup truck struck by Hernandez were Patricia
Guntharp, 49, and Debra Serecky, 51. They were both pronounced dead at the
scene.
KMGH of Denver covered the childīs funeral and reported that the first song
heard during the service was Eric Claptonīs "Tears in Heaven."
In a heart wrenching display of grief and anger, Martenīs mother Marat
Kudlis shouted: "That bastard!" referring to the illegal immigrant who
killed her son. Between the tears, Martenīs father cried out: "I really
loved him."
The rabbi conducting the service told the heartbroken family and friends:
"This burden feels like more than we can bear because it is so sudden. Itīs
a parentīs worst nightmare. It does not seem fair and it is not fair to lose
someone so young."
A teddy bear was placed in the tiny open casket which held Martenīs body.
Following the funeral, many of the mourners returned to the crash site,
which has become a makeshift memorial, filled with flowers, stuffed animals,
and cards with expressions of sympathy and support for the Kudlis family.
One of those mourners, Duane Stokes, told a KMGH reporter: "I helped pull
Marten out of the building. I was right there with him. He squeezed my hand.
I held his hand until he passed on. My fiance and I were just saying a
prayer to Marten and just getting one last glimpse of everything around
here. Just to say goodbye to him."
Martenīs death has hit the community hard and his funeral was attended by
many people who never met him, but have been saddened and angered by his
senseless death.
Hernandez who has no less than 12 aliases and two dates of birth, has been
arrested 19 times since 2003. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has also,
confirmed that Hernandez has been arrested by nine different police
departments. Despite his lengthy arrest record and illegal status in this
country, Hernandez has never been deported nor have deportation proceedings
ever been started against him.
The police report shows that after Hernandez ran from the scene and phoned
his girlfriend, Brenda Aleman, asking her to come pick him up at a local
Hooterīs restaurant. A court document reads: "(He) stated after the accident
he was scared and fled the scene, he was afraid he would be taken to jail
because he had no insurance, no driver's license and that would prevent him
from seeing his kids."
Hernandez and Aleman have an infant and a 2-year-old
Why hadn't he been deported? This family should hold ICE, National Security and the state responsible and sue. Had he not been here once again THIS WOULD NOT'VE HAPPENED! So our laws not been enforced cause many of these problems so OUR SYSTEM needs to pay dearly. And this guy needs to be put on death row, I suppose he is free again? unbelievale!!

Since: Apr 07

Nashville, TN

#28 Aug 31, 2011
John wrote:
Since they are here working to make their living, having no criminal records, why not to let them do the right thing? unfortunatly they have to move from one spot to another in order to make through their way to work and so on...
Because they are criminals living in this country illegally. They have the right to pack their trash and their kids and leave this country at their earliest convenience. DON'T even stop at the border and look back.

My name is Jim Hayden and I AM the next American President
http://www.Jimhayden2012.org
Another

Huntsville, AL

#29 Sep 1, 2011
JUSTICE wrote:
Should foreign invaders be given the same rights as citizens in anything? NO NO NO NO.......
Should the village idiot we have as a president be shot for being a traitor to this country, and for pandering to foreign invaders? DUR.....
Very simple math here ppl.....
violent, insane post.
Forwarded

Huntsville, AL

#30 Sep 1, 2011
JUSTICE wrote:
Should foreign invaders be given the same rights as citizens in anything? NO NO NO NO.......
Should the village idiot we have as a president be shot for being a traitor to this country, and for pandering to foreign invaders? DUR.....
Very simple math here ppl.....
to the secret service.
ID is

Toronto, Canada

#31 Sep 1, 2011
Annie wrote:
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Because it can be used as identification to vote.
not required for voting.
So is

Huntsville, AL

#32 Sep 1, 2011
Annie wrote:
<quoted text>
If you do the same thing over and over and you get the same results and are surprised, that is the classic definition of INSANITY!
posting the same tired rant and scapegoating the poor.
Pando

Bullhead City, AZ

#33 Sep 1, 2011
ID is wrote:
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not required for voting.
All states should require a photo ID to vote. Either a driver's license or a state issued ID card.

“George Soros & The Dummy!”

Since: Jun 11

Location hidden

#34 Sep 1, 2011
Pando wrote:
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All states should require a photo ID to vote. Either a driver's license or a state issued ID card.
Well, this is something I can agree with that you've said. It would cut down some on voter fraud, providing the ID isn't a result of identity theft.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#35 Sep 1, 2011
The state that provides state identification should be liable for there maintenance.
Hilda Solis

Akron, OH

#36 Sep 1, 2011
The illegal aliens should be given a driver's license IMMEDIATLEY!! AFTER they step off the bus BACK in their dung heap of a country, MEXICO.

“Eat me. I'm a Danish.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#37 Sep 1, 2011
RayOne wrote:
The state that provides state identification should be liable for there maintenance.
It does. You obviously have not visited New Mexico.

“Eat me. I'm a Danish.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#38 Sep 1, 2011
ID is wrote:
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not required for voting.
ID is required to register though, as well as an affirmation that you are a legal resident of the State of New Mexico. It is not very well enforced but it is required.

“Eat me. I'm a Danish.”

Since: Dec 10

Location hidden

#39 Sep 1, 2011
Hilda Solis wrote:
The illegal aliens should be given a driver's license IMMEDIATLEY!! AFTER they step off the bus BACK in their dung heap of a country, MEXICO.
And then they turn right back around and come through the poorly secured border. What would be the point? Herding cats?
Anonymous

Belleville, IL

#40 Sep 1, 2011
What don't u people understand about ILLEGAL !!!
NO NO NO!!!
steelers

Crofton, MD

#41 Sep 1, 2011
Hilda Solis wrote:
The illegal aliens should be given a driver's license IMMEDIATLEY!! AFTER they step off the bus BACK in their dung heap of a country, MEXICO.
How do you know they're from Mexico? Aliens come from Canada too.

I think illegal immigrants should not be able to get a drivers license. There is a right way to get into the country.
American citizen

Broomfield, CO

#42 Sep 1, 2011
He'll no. All we should be giving any damned illegal is a bullet in the head for invading our country.

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