A crowd of supporters hug state senators who voted yes on SF271 only moments before.
The Minnesota State Capitol filled with loud cheers and chants of "Sí, se pudo," ("Yes we could") Saturday night, after the Senate passed a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. The next step: the bill would need to pass the full House of Representatives before the May 20 adjournment to have a chance of becoming law. Governor Dayton has promised he will meet with the bill's supporters if it is passed by the legislature. MORE »