Insuring undocumented immigrant drivers won't be cheap

Article author: 
Ann Marie Somma
Article publisher: 
Connecticut Post
Article date: 
1 November 2014
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

When the state decided to begin issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, one reason was the belief that properly licensed drivers were more likely to get properly insured.

But when these newly licensed drivers start looking for insurance, they might find it won't come cheap ...

Donna Tommelleo, a spokesperson for the state Department of Insurance, said the state anticipates that auto insurers will treat the undocumented immigrants the same way they treat other new drivers ...

CAIRCO Comment: We all have paid those higher premiums until we earn the rights to lower costs. Illegal aliens granted American privileges such as operating vehicles on our roads should pay as we do. That truly is a part of the American Dream.