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Tampa Dream Defenders criticize Governor Scott for vetoing bill to make it easier to get licenses listen

06/06/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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This week Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature to make it easier for undocumented Floridians to get identification documents like driver's licenses.

Thursday afternoon the Tampa Dream Defenders held a press conference to criticize Gov. Scott for his veto.

I interviewed Marisol Marquez about her concerns.

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Tampa Dream Defenders ask Tampa City Council to support driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants listen

04/18/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Undocumented immigrants in Florida cannot legally drive. Thursday morning a group called the Dream Defenders asked Tampa City Council to adopt a resolution supporting a change in state law.

Alekos Zambrano presented an idea called “licenses for all” to city council members.

“For the 1.5 million undocumented immigrants in Florida and in counties like Miami-Dade county for one, 70% of the misdemeanors that they receive and end up getting deported for are traffic related.”

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