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Driver’s Licenses

A federal court in Ohio ruled in favor of a class of Sudanese refugees, finding that the state’s policy denying driver’s licenses to individuals who hold a valid refugee admission form that is more than two years old is pre-empted by federal law. The REAL ID Act does not require an I-94 to be issued within the last two years to prove lawful presence in the country.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal court in Ohio ruled in favor of a class of Sudanese refugees, finding that the state’s policy denying driver’s licenses to individuals who hold a valid refugee admission form that is more than two years old is pre-empted by federal law. The REAL ID Act does not require an I-94 to be issued within the last two years to prove lawful presence in the country.

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