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Most New California Licenses Going To Undocumented Immigrants

After a new law went into effect in January, more than half of all new driver’s licenses issued in California this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally, the state said Friday.

07/17/2015

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Undocumented Immigrants Swamp DMV Offices; Many Are Failing Written Test

A week into the new California law allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver licenses, Bay Area Department of Motor Vehicle offices have been swamped with new applicants, while many are being turned away after initially failing the written test.

01/09/2015

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Phil Matier: Undocumented Immigrants Driver License Bill Approved With Conditions

The recently approved bill, AB60, allowing undocumented immigrants in California to get driver’s licenses includes a requirement that the new licenses carry a feature distinguishing them from those for legal residents and that has some concerned that people who get the new licenses could be discriminated against.

09/19/2013