• John Locke Update

    North Carolina’s COVID-19 Response: Regulation and Red Tape

    posted March 18, 2020 by Jon Sanders
    As North Carolina faces societal upheaval from the novel coronavirus COVID-19, we’re given the comforting reminder that “We’re all in this together.” And we are: epidemiologists, government officials, business leaders,…
  • Press Release

    JLF report: Stop licensing illegals

    posted June 28, 2006
    RALEIGH – North Carolina should stop making it easy for illegal immigrants to get state driver’s licenses. That’s the main recommendation in a new Spotlight report from the John…
  • Research Report

    Illegal Immigrants and Driving: N.C. Legislature Should Stop Helping Illegal Immigrants Obtain Licenses

    posted June 28, 2006 by Daren Bakst
    North Carolina makes it very easy for illegal immigrants to obtain driver's licenses. Instead of requiring Social Security Numbers to get a license, the state accepts IRS-issued Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs), even though they primarily are issued to illegal immigrants. To make matters worse, the state does not even require that people prove their lawful status in the country. In 2005, the state's own auditor warned against accepting ITINs, yet the legislature still has failed to take any action.

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