Cailf. Receives Almost 500K Driver’s License Applications From Illegal Immigrants Since New Law Took Effect
California received nearly a half-million applications for driver’s licenses from immigrants in the country illegally in the three months since a new law took effect.
California has handed out 110,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the first seven weeks of applications.
California has issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the first month of applications.
Mario Perez has been operating his small truck driving business in the United States for 12 years. He left Mexico for a new life for his family in 2003. He says he’s been driving illegally for more than a decade, but the new law will make his business legal.
Hundreds of people lined up in early morning cold Friday as California began taking driver’s license applications from the nation’s largest population of immigrants in the country illegally.
While tens of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally are gearing up to apply for a long-sought driver’s license in California starting Jan. 2, others are being urged to think twice.
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt new rules for cars of the future because regulators first have to figure out how they’ll know whether “driverless” vehicles are safe.
The DMV doesn’t know why the Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend is busier than Mondays after other four-day weekends. At the Stockton and Broadway Sacramento offices, customers were waiting in line for different reasons.
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is expanding office hours as it prepares to issue an expected 1.4 million licenses to people in the country illegally.
They are some of the most coveted jobs in California, and now the “now hiring” sign is out like never before. Jobs with the state of California can bring stability, security, a decent salary and a pension.
A spokesman from MasterCard says it is investigating reports of a potential breach at the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
DMV considering how to regulate cars that rely on computers to do the driving.