With no US immigration reform, states are stepping in

Humberto Cruz Salas lives in the United States illegally. Despite the lack of progress on immigration reform at the federal level, a growing number of states are offering greater rights — and more documents — to undocumented immigrants. “I was kind of speechless,” said Cruz Salas, of the day he received his precious driver’s license, which expires on September 9, 2017. All his memories are from the United States, where he pays taxes and speaks perfect English.

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