N.C. Road Funds Threatened if State Continues to Give Illegals Licenses

Rep. Myrick introduces legislation to deny state its federal highway funds

Myrick said her concern was national security, not Hispanics in low-paying jobs.

"Our main concern is: Who's in our state?"

Myrick's Bill

WHAT'S NEW: Rep. Sue Myrick filed a bill pushing to ban illegal immigrants from getting driver's licenses.

WHY IT MATTERS: Myrick says it would help national security; opponents say it won't keep illegal immigrants from coming to the state.

WHAT'S NEXT: Congress could take the bill up next year.

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