IN SUPPORT OF TEXAS DRIVING PERMITS FOR ALL
Presented by: Homero Morales
Seconded by: Juan Cadena
Testimony by: Maria de la Luz Salazar
Date: 21 de Octubre del 2022
Whereas: Driving to take our children to school, getting to our jobs, and even going out to buy groceries for the week makes us feel afraid of a traffic violation and having to allocate part of our low income to pay for that violation.
Whereas: We are exposed to suffer discrimination due to racial profiling. A traffic violation is often the result of families being separated since this information is made available to immigration officials.
Whereas: With a driver's license we could better understand the traffic laws of the state of Texas, and in turn it would facilitate the process to acquire and renew our vehicle's license plates and also be able to have more insurance options for our cars. Additionally, we would be able to identify ourselves with an official document issued by the Department of Public Safety of Texas.
Therefore, be it resolved: That La Unión del Pueblo Entero and its membership base continue to be involved in signing petitions for driving permits and they will support legislation that promotes driving permits for residents of the state of Texas who do not have immigration documents.
Therefore, be it resolved: That La Unión del Pueblo Entero and its membership base will continue to meet with State Representatives and continue to take action on driving permits.
Therefore, be it resolved: That La Unión del Pueblo Entero and its membership base continue to travel to the state capital, Austin, to participate in marches and civic protests to pressure state politicians to propose and support legislation in driving permits support for immigrants.
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