Virginia Will Grant Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants – Next City

Written by Eddi Cabrera Blanco

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill June 20 that expands the privilege of obtaining a driver’s license to undocumented immigrants in the comonwealth.

The legislation makes Virginia the 16th state to allow residents to obtain a driver’s license regardless of their legal status. D.C. and Puerto Rico also allow undocumented residents to get drivers licenses.

WBOC reports that cardholders will not be allowed to vote nor will the “driving privilege card” be considered a REAL ID, which will be required to board an airplane or enter a federal building by October 2020.

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