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Arizona judge rejects block of license policy for Dreamers during appeal

PHOENIX — A judge has rejected a request to block Arizona’s policy of
denying driver’s licenses to some young immigrants while Gov. Jan Brewer asks an
appeals court to reconsider a ruling that she can’t deny driving privileges to
the immigrants.

U.S. District Judge David Campbell said the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’
ruling that ordered him to issue a preliminary injunction blocking Brewer’s
policy isn’t yet final because the governor is asking the appeals court to
reconsider its July 7 decision.

The challenge to Brewer’s policy was filed on behalf of young immigrants who
have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration

Brewer issued an executive order directing state agencies to deny licenses and
other public benefits to young immigrants who get work authorization under the


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