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Committee supports driver licenses for undocumented workers

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MONTPELIER, Vt. -

A new report recommends Vermont move forward with issuing drivers licenses to illegal migrant farm workers.

Advocates say there are hundreds of undocumented workers on Vermont's dairy farms. Without being able to drive, they are often isolated on rural farms, relying on their employers for transportation.
    
A legislative study committee is now recommending those workers be eligible for drivers licenses, or non-driver I-D cards, without having to prove they are in the country legally. The issue is expected to be taken up by the legislature this session.

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