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Oregon Libs Reject Immigrant Licenses

Nov. 19, 2014

Immigration is a top agenda item for Barack Obama, who is preparing a big executive order in what we expect will grant amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. But he should take note: The Associated Press reports, “The fate of a little-noticed ballot measure in strongly Democratic Oregon serves as a warning to President Barack Obama and his party about the political perils of immigration policy. Even as Oregon voters were legalizing recreational marijuana and expanding Democratic majorities in state government, they decided by a margin of 66-34 to cancel a new state law that would have provided driver’s licenses to people who are in the United States illegally.” It would seem Obama’s move isn’t the clear winner he thinks – even in a blue state like Oregon. More…

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