Compromise on immigrant licenses clears committee (SF New Mex)

Compromise on immigrant licenses clears committee

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    Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:00 pm | Updated: 12:37 am, Fri Mar 13, 2015.

    A Senate committee voted late Thursday for a compromise bill that would make New Mexico compliant with the federal Real ID Act while still enabling undocumented immigrants to obtain state driver’s licenses.

    The measure cleared the Senate Public Affairs Committee on a 5-3, party-line vote. All three Republicans on the panel opposed the bill. Two of them, though, said they may change their minds if it reaches the floor for a vote by all 42 senators.

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