If you or someone you know is undocumented, tell us how a driver’s license – or lack of one – affects your life.
— Dairy farmer in Vermont, who requested anonymity, on the idea of a law allowing drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants.
— Seth Gardner of Vermont, who supports a new license law for undocumented workers.
Twenty years ago, the Golden Venture ran aground off New York. Abut 300 undocumented Chinese immigrants started to swim to shore. Patrick Radden Keefe writes about what happened to the men and how their their fate fits into the current debate on immigration.
If an immigration bill currently under consideration in the Senate becomes law, millions of people will need to learn English to become permanent US residents. That can be hard for many immigrants. But in California there’s a program that gives immigrant janitors a unique opportunity to learn English at their workplace.