Appointments Begin For Illegal Immigrants Seeking Colorado Licenses

August 1, 2014 11:16 PM

Appointments Begin For Illegal Immigrants Seeking Colorado Licenses
" DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado became one of the first states in the country on Friday to hand out driver’s licenses and identification cards to people who are in the country illegally.

There are approximately 10,000 people who have appointments to go through five different DMV offices in the state to get the driver’s licenses and ID cards, and the first of those appointments began in the morning.

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The law is intended to help immigrants who are illegal because of holes in the federal immigration system, and it has Coloradans divided.

Some critics who actually support the law say the Colorado Department of Revenue hasn’t done enough in the 14 months since the law was passed to get ready, but executive director Barbara Brohl called it a balancing act "

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