News

Rule Would Limit Immigrant Driver’s License Calls

Rule Would Limit Immigrant Driver’s License Calls

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Illinois wants to head off businesses that are swamping the Secretary of State’s office with requests for appointments for special immigrant driver’s licenses.

Some businesses have promised to speed up the process for a fee and are using automated dialing machines. State licensing officials want a limit on the number of times someone can call the state’s appointment system. The rule, if adopted, would limit the number of calls from an individual or a computer address to three each day.

About 53,000 immigrants living in the United State illegally have received the special driver’s licenses made possible by a new state law. The licenses, which cost $30, may be used only for driving and have a purple border instead of red.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

Fresh
honeybooboo

The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

in Entertainment

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

Fresh
bale

The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

twoferns

The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.