Proposed Law Aims To Limit Cars In Driveways

Opponents say proposed law unfairly targets immigrants.
April 1, 2002, 11am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Upset by the sight of bumper-to-bumper cars, vans and pickups lined up in residential driveways or spilling over onto lawns, lawmakers in Fairfax and Montgomery counties have had enough...Their proposed remedy? Prohibit drivers from parking on anything but pavement, and limit how much of a residential front yard can be paved...Advocates for immigrants say the proposals unfairly target extended families, who must share cramped living space because there isn't enough affordable housing and who need vehicles because there isn't enough public transportation."

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Published on Sunday, March 31, 2002 in The Washington Post


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