Skip to comments.Young illegal immigrants will be eligible for California driver's licenses
Posted on 08/16/2012 4:29:37 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
California will issue driver's licenses to hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants once the Obama administration grants them work permits, the state Department of Motor Vehicles says.
The state's decision is the opposite from Arizona's, where Republican Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday afternoon signed an executive order outlawing driver's licenses for anyone who benefits from the new federal deportation relief.
The starkly different responses from neighboring states show that the benefits of the new federal directive could vary depending on where young immigrants live.
The Obama administration left it up to the states to decide if they will issue driver's licenses and other state services to the young people brought to the country illegally as children but now eligible for temporary work permits.
Arizona was the first to say no, and California -- home to more than 400,000 young immigrants expected to qualify -- the first to say yes.
A 1993 California law banning driver's licenses for illegal immigrants remains in place, but the DMV will treat as "temporary legal residents" anyone who qualifies for the federal deportation relief program, meaning the state ban no longer applies to them, DMV spokesman Mike Marando said Wednesday.
"California law is not changing. California is and remains a 'legal presence' state, however those applicants approved by (the U.S. Department of Homeland Security) will become temporary legal residents," Marando said.
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Not to downplay the effect, but don’t you think all these illegals are voting already?
They certainly are taught how to and how important it is.
so now yhey will have voter id
My name is NurdlyPeon, and I approve this message.
Gotta be able to have illegals vote, says the DNC.
More opportunities for driveby shootings in Caulifphonya! Way to go dudes!
Unless the money problems have caused the state to drop the program, those with low incomes could get the California taxpayers to pay for insurance, car repairs, and more — also I believe that there is a state law protecting ILLEGALs from having their cars seized when they were caught driving without a license, drunk, or whatever. Now that law will have to be changed to cover former ILLEGALs also.
And that is all you need to vote in CA. Motor voter. You get a driver’s license, you get automatically registered into the Democratic Party. It’s a two-fer.
I have a friend at work who’s wife is seeing Obama’s new policy. She is seeing dozens of new Mexican kids — FROM MEXICO Mexican kids — signing up at her high school as a result of them getting these supposed work Visas. And I live in Yuba City, a small conservative rural valley town an hour north of Sacramento. I can’t imagine what is happening in Los Angeles schools right now. They must be registering hundreds at a time.
We’re fooked. California first, USA later. We be fooked. Way to import a poor illiterate underclass.
What was that recently published statistic? I think it was, a third of new immigrants are on welfare, and half of the immigrants that are in the nation over 20 years are on welfare.
It starts bad and goes from bad to worse. And this is our #1 Mexican import. Why couldn’t it have been cerveza?
WTF is Congress? Where the F?
I hate my government.
My ancestors that fought with the 28th Va. Inf. would agree.
lol, be careful what you seek!
is that a real picture?
I ask, what advantages do we have left as American citizens?
This Nation is lost.
that is raciest! /s
I had the same problem in New Mexico last time I voted there. it seems there was a state law that actually prohibited asking for any ID to prove that the vote your casting is your own.
It seems everything democrats get the case they show themselves bent upon enabling and facilitating Massive voter fraud in the laws they pass.
I do not know how we as a people in theses States can have any presumption that our elections are at all legitimate.
Federal usurpers have forced such a compromising position upon every state with their motor voter fraud in 1993.
Subsequently ANY state that allows illegal aliens to get drivers licences is also by the same usurpation allowing them to vote.
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