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Homeland Security / Drivers Licenses #788953

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 03, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Jim Acosta) The controversy over proposed legislation to enact stricter drivers license standards as a means of tightening national security featured; details given of the arguments for and against requiring proof of citizenship or legal residency. [Representative James SENSENBRENNER†- says we would never again have a {9/11 hijacker} Mohammed Atta†† given a visa & drivers license.] The arrest of undocumented employees at a power plant in Crystal River, Florida, and Boston’s Logan airport noted. [The American Resistance D.A. KING†- notes the use of Mexico’s Matricula Consular card to get a license.] [Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund Tisha TALLMAN†- says it is imperative for law enforcement to be able to identify everyone living in the US.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Acosta, Jim

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