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Immigrants get to drive while jobless walk [Letter]

Maryland is going to allow drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants ("Thousands of immigrants seek drivers licenses," Dec. 31). As one said in the article, "Now I can get a car and drive to work."

Last week, long-term unemployment compensation was ending. Why are Americans having trouble finding work and undocumented immigrants are finding jobs paying enough to afford living expenses and a car? Who are our elected officials representing?

Lenny Magsamen, Nottingham

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