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California Set to Repeal Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

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California Set to Repeal Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

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California Set to Repeal Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

California Set to Repeal Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

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California is poised to repeal a controversial law allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. The state legislature's nullification of the statute would be a victory for Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The law was signed two months ago by former Gov. Gray Davis as he tried unsuccessfully to avoid being recalled. NPR's Ina Jaffe reports.