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August 17, 2012, 11:00 a.m. CT

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Gov. Heineman Issues a Statement on President Obama's Deferred Action Program

 

(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today issued the following statement:

“President Obama’s deferred action program to issue employment authorization documents to illegal immigrants does not make them legal citizens. The State of Nebraska will continue its practice of not issuing driver’s licenses, welfare benefits or other public benefits to illegal immigrants unless specifically authorized by Nebraska statute.”

 

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