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.
A San Francisco supervisor is introducing legislation to keep undocumented immigrants in jail from being turned over to the feds for deportation.
The measure from Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville would allow those without a Social Security number to apply for a driver license.
The rumor spread like wildfire via phone calls, text messages and social media postings and has persisted now for more than three weeks: Immigration agents are rounding up unauthorized workers in Central California farming communities.
Demonstrators were marching in the Bay Area as several rallies across California pushed for a change in the nation’s immigration policy.
A new poll finds that nine in 10 California voters support allowing illegal immigrants who have been in the country for several years to stay and become citizens if they have a job, learn English and pay any back taxes they may owe.
Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday hailed her city’s first step in issuing municipal identification cards as an important step in “fighting for more equity and justice in our country and having a more perfect union.”
A California study says unlicensed drivers are the most hazardous motorists on the road.
Gov. Jerry Brown may have approved a bill allowing some illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses, but it wasn’t good enough for some immigrant advocates.