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Some illegal immigrants fear applying for licenses

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Under the proposal, driver's licenses for illegal immigrants in Illinois would be modeled after the state's temporary visitor driver's licenses.

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When Illinois' top political leaders touted a proposal to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses, it was painted as public safety measure and had the backing of immigrant rights advocates, who deemed it a positive step in the fight for immigration reform. But the idea has run into some resistance among illegal immigrants themselves.
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