On the perilous issue of immigration, the Florida Legislature this year did something surprising: It made a sensible and humane accommodation for people brought into the U.S. illegally as children, and did so in overwhelmingly bipartisan fashion. Last week, Gov. Rick Scott vetoed the bill.
With his veto, the governor slammed a door on tens of thousands of young Floridians who have lived here since childhood but, because they are not legal residents, find it difficult or impossible to get driver licenses. The Legislature intended to help these Floridians in limbo by extending to them a new way to earn a temporary license.
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