Judge issued the permanent injunction on Thursday, citing the “irreparable harm” caused to the young immigrants by not being able to have a license under an executive order issued by former Gov. Jan Brewer.
In the ruling, Judge Campbell cited examples of penalized immigrants, including one man unable to pursue a career as a firefighter because the local department required a license, and a graphic designer whose days were consumed by commuting by public transportation to meet clients.
These young immigrants, who were brought to the United States as children and grew up here, known as DREAMERS (or DACA grantees), were able to get driver’s licenses for the first time last month, after the United States Supreme Court let stand a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to stay the ban.
Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/23/us/politics/us-judge-says-dreamers-can-keep-drivers-licenses.html