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Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville, right, talks with Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, D-Sherman Oaks, during the Assembly session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. By a 53-20 vote the Assembly approved Alejo's measure, AB60, which would allow those without a Social Security number to apply for a drivers license. The bill was sent to the Senate. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Watsonville, right, talks with Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, D-Sherman Oaks, during the Assembly session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, May 29, 2013. By a 53-20 vote the Assembly approved Alejo's measure, AB60, which would allow those without a Social Security number to apply for a drivers license. The bill was sent to the Senate. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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