Some illegal immigrants now qualify for driver’s licenses

(WTVM) - Illegal immigrants who are granted permission to stay in the country under a new deferred action policy announced earlier this summer will be eligible for driver's licenses in Georgia according to state attorney general Sam Olens.

Under the new policy that took effect last week, eligible immigrants must have arrived in the U.S. before their 16th birthday, are 30 or younger, and have been living here at least five years.

They must also be in school or graduated or served in the military and have no criminal record or pose a safety threat.

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