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Undocumented Immigrants

A car arrives at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

DMV Seeks Public Input For Issuing Undocumented Immigrants’ Licenses

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is looking for public input as it works to implement the new law allowing undocumented immigrants to get their driver’s licenses.

01/28/2014

A sample California Driver License. (California DMV)

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

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SF Supervisor Touts Legislation To Keep Illegal Immigrants Away From Feds

A San Francisco supervisor is introducing legislation to keep undocumented immigrants in jail from being turned over to the feds for deportation.

07/23/2013

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California May Soon Give Driver Licenses To Those In U.S. Illegally

The measure from Democratic Assemblyman Luis Alejo of Watsonville would allow those without a Social Security number to apply for a driver license.

05/29/2013

Immigration, generic, illegal immigration, ICE, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Immigrant Raid Rumor Fuels Fear In Central Valley

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.

05/11/2013

Tens of thousands of immigration reform supporters march in the 'Rally for Citizenship' on the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 10, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Reform Activists Rally In Bay Area, Nationwide

Demonstrators were marching in the Bay Area as several rallies across California pushed for a change in the nation’s immigration policy.

04/10/2013

Immigrants wait for their citizenship interviews at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) district office. (John Moore/Getty Images)

California Voters Overwhelmingly Back Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants

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.

02/22/2013

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3 Illegal Immigrants Charged With Running NorCal Brothels

Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.

02/04/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Begins Process Of Issuing Municipal ID, Debit Cards

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.”

02/01/2013

A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Immigrant Groups Welcome California DMV Report On Unlicensed Drivers

A California study says unlicensed drivers are the most hazardous motorists on the road.

01/16/2013

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