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Alessandra Soler, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona, explains a lawsuit filed Thursday challenging the order issued by Gov. Jan Brewer denying state driver licenses to thousands of illegal immigrants who qualify for the federal "deferred action" program which allows them to remain legally and work in this country.  (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

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Civil rights lawsuit filed in AZ against governor over driver's license decision

Calling the governor's actions illegal, civil rights groups filed suit Thursday to overturn an order by Gov. Jan Brewer denying Arizona driver licenses to illegal immigrants who qualify for the federal government's "deferred action' program.