State senator hopes to make roads safer with driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

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A New Jersey state senator has announced he will be fighting to get driver’s licenses in the hands of undocumented immigrants.

The co-sponsor of the bill says he believes it will make the roads safer and help those immigrants secure jobs.

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Sen. Nicholas Sacco, a Democrat serving the 32nd Legislative District, is a member of the transportation committee.

"What it does is protect those people who need to find employment that they will have a valid driver’s license."

Sacco says he's hoping to have the bill passed within the year.

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