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More on the positive economic impact of licensing all drivers

In a new report released by the Immigration Policy Center [1], researchers document the ripple effects of withholding driver’s licenses from unauthorized immigrants.  Similar to the report the Budget & Tax Center released a few weeks ago [2], their analysis finds that without a driver’s license, the ability to participate in economic and social life is restricted.

Among their findings are:

Just some more evidence that without access to transportation by car, immigrants’ economic potential is not realized for their families, communities or the broader economy.