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Immigrants weigh in on California driver license rules
Bakersfield Now ^ | Jun 24, 2014 | AMY TAXIN,Associated Press

Posted on 06/25/2014 4:03:32 PM PDT by moonshinner_09

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As California prepares to issue driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally, residents sounded off Tuesday on what documents should be accepted as proof of identity and residency in the state.

At a packed hearing in Los Angeles, scores of immigrants urged the Department of Motor Vehicles to expand the list of acceptable documents to include church and children's school records, which may be easier for some people to obtain.

"As a homemaker, we don't get a membership card or a pay stub," said Martha Escandon, 42, whose Mexican immigrant family obtained legal papers in the 1980s. Escandon said she volunteers at her South Los Angeles church and knows many mothers who could face a hard time obtaining proof of residency to apply for a license.

The hearing is one of two scheduled by the DMV for residents to weigh in on the rules for obtaining a license starting in January. California is one of 11 states that have approved issuing a driver's license for immigrants in the country illegally, according to the National Immigration Law Center, and California officials expect 1.4 million people will apply for the license in the first three years.

(Excerpt) Read more at bakersfieldnow.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; calif; driverslicenses; immigration
Now we are supposed to let the illegal aliens decide how to handle their issues ???
1 posted on 06/25/2014 4:03:32 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

Do they have to have proof of insurance like everybody else?


2 posted on 06/25/2014 4:06:03 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Deport illegal aliens.


3 posted on 06/25/2014 4:06:15 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: moonshinner_09

So now we are going to go through the kabuki dance fiction that illegals are going to have to “verify” their identity to get a driver’s license. What a load of s___t. You can make a fake pay stub on your computer. Cut the crap and just hand them out to anyone and take their word for it as to who they are.


4 posted on 06/25/2014 4:08:03 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: moonshinner_09

The Mexican Embassy has been conducting traveling outreach meetings all over the state for years for the distribution of Consular ID’s.


5 posted on 06/25/2014 4:13:09 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (Hoaxey Dopey Changey)
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To: moonshinner_09

Whose interests is the state serving—illegal aliens or the citizens of the US and residents of California? Don’t answer that.


6 posted on 06/25/2014 4:14:07 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: moonshinner_09

MOTOR VOTER, baby!

(one of old BJ’s first pieces of legislation - 1993)


7 posted on 06/25/2014 4:16:15 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

If I lived in Californistan, I’d go get one to use just in case of a traffic ticket, you’d never have to pay it.


8 posted on 06/25/2014 4:18:28 PM PDT by DeepInTheHeartOfTexas
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To: moonshinner_09

So the State is officially endorsing TAX EVASION and TAX FRAUD as Now Legal??? Where in the Hell is The Board of Equalization?? These people are Working ILLEGALLY and Admitting to TAX FRAUD.


9 posted on 06/25/2014 4:25:09 PM PDT by eyeamok
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To: moonshinner_09

A target rich environment if ever there was one. Come on. Sign up, admit you are illegal and back you go to Mexico or worse.


10 posted on 06/25/2014 4:36:13 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone
Sign up, admit you are illegal and back you go to Mexico or worse vote for Democrats for the rest of your life.
11 posted on 06/25/2014 4:38:36 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: moonshinner_09

Attention Bakersfield -—

Where are you Kevin???

Help me ...

I am being denied an ID

I want to vote Dem, oops, Rep...


12 posted on 06/25/2014 4:41:05 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

NO, THEY DON’T. And the cops don’t even bother to ask them for it after an accident.
A cop in the City of Downey actually told me to turn the damages over to my insurance company if I wanted to try to recoup the repair costs after getting hit by an ILLEGAL ALIEN DRIVER. The GODDAMN WETBACK had no license, no insurance, nothing, except a crap japslapper pickup loaded with junk.
The cop wrote the BASTARD up for running the red light and let him go; when I asked why he wasn’t arrested, the cop told me that his place of residence was probably phony and it wouldn’t do any good.
Now that I know better, the next time I will just shoot the son of a bitch that does it to me and put a knife in his hand. Self defense you know.


13 posted on 06/25/2014 4:57:11 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: moonshinner_09
Said this ages ago. If this is forced on us, all fake documents should be required to be made by American fake document makers.

Was discussed here almost a decade ago where Tennessee DLs weren't being accepted as Id in other states due to their suspect history. Never saw how that got resolved. I guess California residents will find out.

14 posted on 06/25/2014 5:05:44 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: moonshinner_09; Tennessee Nana; Liz; TADSLOS; EXCH54FE; GeronL; Travis McGee; jimbo123; ...
RE:”At a packed hearing in Los Angeles, scores of immigrants urged the Department of Motor Vehicles to expand the list of acceptable documents to include church and children's school records, which may be easier for some people to obtain.
“As a homemaker, we don't get a membership card or a pay stub,” said Martha Escandon, 42, whose Mexican immigrant family obtained legal papers in the 1980s. Escandon said she volunteers at her South Los Angeles church and knows many mothers who could face a hard time obtaining proof of residency to apply for a license.”

Why require ANY documents at all?

Remember the Arizona ‘Papers please’ law, as Maddow called it?

Asking non-whites for any documents or ID is obviously racist.
Just ask the Wise Latino. She declared it and made it law.

15 posted on 06/25/2014 8:07:21 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: moonshinner_09; Liz

whose Mexican immigrant family obtained legal papers in the 1980s.
______________________________________________

code for “illegal aliens who got AMNESTY in 1986”


16 posted on 06/26/2014 2:45:37 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Tennessee DLs weren’t being accepted as Id in other states due to their suspect history. Never saw how that got resolved
_____________________________________

TN stopped given illegal aliens DLs...


17 posted on 06/26/2014 2:58:22 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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