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  • ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 26 - In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, Manuel Benitez, 5, lends a hand to his mother and friend as they study a DMV worksheet showing the variety of traffic signs they will need to know if they are to pass the California drivers licenses test during an information session at the Mexican Consulate in San Diego. The consular office is hosting monthly driver's license test preparation classes, and state officials are putting together audio materials and flashcards in Spanish to help immigrants. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Months ahead, immigrants study for driver test

    There's a lot riding on a California law to grant driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally and supporters are already preparing prospective drivers to pass the test required to get one.


  • Smuggling suspect got immunity in case of convicted border agent

    A suspected drug smuggler, whose 2008 arrest resulted in a two-year prison sentence for a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of violating his civil rights, was interviewed by officials at the Mexican Consulate in Texas and later made available to testify against the agent under a grant of immunity, records show.


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