Illegal Immigrants One Step Closer to Legal Drivers Licenses in Illinois

-By Warner Todd Huston

The Illinois legislature took another step closer to awarding legal drivers licenses to people that are already criminals in the waning hours of the lame duck session in Springfield.

The bill to give lawbreakers a drivers license has passed out of committee and could come up for a vote of the full House any time today.

The licenses for illegals drive has been rather swift as far as Illinois government efforts go. This one has only been in the works for a few months and is already only a few steps away from landing on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk.

Under the bill, an illegal alien would have to be able to prove Illinois residence for a year before being awarded the identification card. A lease or utility bill will serve as proof.

As the law in the Land of Lincoln currently stands, license applicants must have a Social Security card number or legal immigration documentation to get a drivers license.

Even worse, illegal aliens won’t have to prove they have insurance to get the licenses.

If the House votes to approve this bill, it will go to the Gov. as it has already passed the Senate.

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's, and all Breitbart News' other sites,,, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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