Senate is considering a bill that would let legal immigrants obtain driver’s
HB5320, introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan, would allow Illinois’ secretary
of state to issue a temporary visitor's driver's license to a foreign national
who lives in the state but who is ineligible for a Social Security number.
to obtain a license, that person must present evidence from U.S. Citizenship
and Immigration Services that his or her presence in the country is authorized.
would be good for no more than three years.
passed the House April 1 by a vote of 118-0. It is now before the Senate