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LSNA in Springfield

On Tuesday, 11/27/12, LSNA leaders travelled to Springfield for the beginning of a six-day veto session to lobby for an end to school closings and the passage of Drivers Licenses for All.

Drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants

Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey says the union supports the campaign. He said getting a drivers license would make it easier for some families to get work. But it also would make the roads safer.

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Driver’s licenses for [all] makes sense

"... the Logan Square Neighborhood Association ... kicked off a “Driver’s License for All” campaign Friday with testimonials from undocumented immigrants on the hardships of not being able to drive legally."

Organizers and Legislators Band Together to Push for Driver’s License Reform at State Level

"Jennifer Velazquez, an organizer with Logan Square Neighborhood Association and student at Northeastern Illinois University, is one of the many youths that have lost a parent to ICE. Her father was detained by ICE when agents arrived at her family’s home in the early hours of Sept. 14 last year."