Can You Spot the Difference?
“This is pretty much the best we could do,” said Council member Mary M. Cheh (D-Ward 3)…
Cheh said she explored several options for the “not for federal purposes” legend, including putting it on the back, but that was a nonstarter for the Homeland Security officials. “We tried to make it as benign as possible,” she said. “It sounds like what we agreed to, they carried out.”The “limited-purpose license” is also a twofer for pro-amnesty and open borders groups in DC. WAMU reports that illegal aliens with these IDs are eligible for in-state tuition at the University of the District of Columbia, a taxpayer subsidy of $3,600 per student per semester!From WAMU:
Roxana Olivas, the director of the D.C. Office of Latino Affairs, says that a significant benefit will be in access to higher education.
“They’ll be able to use it, if you’re a student or you just graduated, to get what we call the DREAM Act, because you do need an ID to get into UDC,” she says, referring to the law that allows undocumented immigrants brought here by their parents to access benefits like in-state tuition at public universities.