Johanna Calle is the director of the New Jersey Alliance for Immigrant Justice and a member of the Hackensack Board of Education. She is a formerly undocumented immigrant and now a citizen of the United States.
Beyond helping thousands of immigrants, the move would improve safety by reducing the number of unlicensed drivers
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