by Sean Whaley
Nevada News Bureau

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November 30, 2012
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Nevada Republicans support state-issued drivers licenses

Nevada's state Senate Republican leadership on Friday expressed support for a state policy that makes thousands of young immigrants living in Nevada eligible for a state-issued driver's license or ID.

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, with the support of Gov. Brian Sandoval, announced this week that its policy would be to honor the employment authorization card granted to successful applicants under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Deferred Action program.

Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson, R-Henderson, said he supports the DMV policy and hopes those eligible will take advantage of this opportunity.

"These young men and women are living, …

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