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'Dreamer' immigrants in Arizona get driver's licenses after legal fight
'Dreamer' immigrants in Arizona get driver's licenses after legal fight

Sunrise was still hours away when Ramon Maldonado showed up at an Arizona Department of Transportation office Monday hoping to get a driver’s license. After waiting 2 1/2 years for permission to take the exam, Maldonado wasn’t about to wait a minute longer than necessary. He wasn’t alone: When he arrived at 5:30 a.m., more than two hours before the Phoenix office opened, half a dozen people were already in line. The driving test was more nerve-racking than difficult, Maldonado said — especially with half a dozen news crews videotaping his attempts to parallel park. “But I passed,” he said. “It feels good to have a license and not worry about...

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