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  • Nevada Sec. State: DMV Instructed Employees To Register Non-Citizens To Vote

    04/18/2017 8:13:20 AM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 17, 2017 | Kerry Picket
    “It has come to our attention that when offering voter registration opportunities to customers, DMV’s employees offer voter registration materials to DMV customers whom they know to be non-citizens based upon their presentation of a Green Card for identification purposes,” Cegavske wrote. “More specifically, it is our understanding that some DMV employees have been instructed to accept registration materials from all customers, including those who present a Green Card for identification purposes…This practice must cease immediately.
  • California Officials Instruct State DMV Programmers To Remove Undocumented Alien Flags

    01/25/2017 3:38:57 PM PST · by AmusedBystander · 125 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1/25/2017 | Sundance
    A senior level IT source within the California Department of Motor Vehicles has informed CTH within the past 48 hours California officials have instructed DMV data programmers to remove the internal coding flags for the drivers licenses of illegal aliens in California. As you might be aware, California passed a law known as AB60 authorizing illegal aliens to receive drivers licenses throughout the state. Within the administrative functions of the state DMV database a designation code known as “AB60 code” was created to flag those specific licenses as containing “Federal Limits Apply”.
  • Virginia man spends $1,000 to deliver 300,000 pennies to Lebanon DMV

    01/13/2017 2:48:12 PM PST · by bkopto · 42 replies
    Bristol Herald Courier ^ | Jan 11, 2017 | Reece Ristau
    The 300,000 pennies the Cedar Bluff, Virginia man took to the DMV Wednesday morning to pay sales tax on two new cars weighed in at 1,600 pounds. A mature Holstein cow weighs about 1,500 pounds. See, Stafford had a bone to pick with the DMV. It wasn’t about agonizingly long lines or a bad picture on his driver’s license: It came down to 10 phone numbers. And Stafford ended up filing three lawsuits and spending at least $1,005 to give the DMV his 2 cents. One might feel bad for the Lebanon DMV employees, who chose to count the coins...
  • DMV licensed 800,000 undocumented immigrants under 2-year-old law

    12/29/2016 9:04:31 AM PST · by DFG · 27 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 12/28/2016 | TATIANA SANCHEZ
    On the day that California officials implemented a controversial law that allows undocumented residents to obtain driver’s licenses, DMV offices throughout the state were packed with immigrants looking to take advantage of the opportunity. Two years after the implementation of AB 60 on Jan. 1, 2015, an estimated 806,000 undocumented residents have received driver’s licenses, according to Department of Motor Vehicles statistics this month. About 14,000 of these licenses were issued in November alone, the DMV said.
  • ‘Major Computer Outage’ Reported At Dozens Of DMV Field Offices (California)

    10/25/2016 3:15:22 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 26 replies
    Officials Tuesday were working to fix a “major computer outage” at Department of Motor Vehicles offices across the Southland and statewide. Customer transactions at dozens of DMV field offices were impacted by the outage, including offices in Los Angeles, Hollywood, Compton, El Monte, Fullerton, and Thousand Oaks.
  • Study: 1 in 2 American Adults Already In Facial Recognition Network

    10/18/2016 9:38:42 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 35 replies
    vocativ ^ | 10/18/16 | Kevin Collier
    DMV records, plus a cavalier approach to mugshot databases, puts half of the US in the system Half of all American adults are already in some sort of facial recognition network accessible to law enforcement, according to a comprehensive new study. Conducted over a year and relying in part on Freedom of Information and public record requests to 106 law enforcement agencies, the study, conducted by Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology, found American police use of facial recognition technology is a scattered, hodgepodge network of laws and regulations.
  • Arizona man pleads guilty to planning terrorist attacks

    10/10/2016 6:23:52 PM PDT · by tekrat · 16 replies
    UPI ^ | 10/10/2016 | Stephen Feller
    Mahin Atif Khan pleaded guilty on charges of inciting or inducing terrorism, financing or managing terrorism and manufacturng, possessing or selling a prohibited weapon, which may send him to jail for up to 14 years. Khan, 18, who the government said has pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, ISIL and Daesh, was accused of writing e-mails to an alleged member of the Pakistan Taliban, looking for help to build explosives and plan their use.
  • DMV Revokes License Plate Aimed At Muslims, But Approves Something Worse

    08/08/2016 6:34:09 AM PDT · by kevcol · 16 replies
    Mad World News ^ | August 7, 2016 | Rebecca Diserio
    The Department of Motor Vehicles recently approved a very pro-terrorist, pro-ISIS personal license plate, while rejecting another one that they say goes too far against Islam. The phrase one Muslim couple got government approval to display on their personal license plate should have you shaking your head and thoroughly pissed off, especially after you see what another American man was denied.
  • Colorado Investigating Scammers Who Hoard DMV Appointments, Sell Them To Undocumented Residents

    01/11/2016 2:36:22 PM PST · by SMGFan · 8 replies
    Consumerist ^ | January 8, 2016
    When something is free, but it’ll take a long time to get it, there’s always the chance that someone will try to take advantage of the situation to make a profit off impatient people. In Colorado, the attorney general’s office is investigating a scalping scheme that involves scammers hoarding driver’s license appointments with the Department of Motor Vehicles, then turning around and selling them to undocumented residents. Many undocumented residents want to get a driver’s license, but are experiencing a long wait to obtain one, more than two years after the IDs were made legal, reports CBS Denver. It’s a...
  • California issues 605,000 driver's licenses to immigrants

    01/06/2016 6:22:54 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 21 replies
    California issues 605,000 driver's licenses to immigrants By Associated Press Published: 20:53 EST, 6 January 2016 | Updated: 20:53 EST, 6 January 2016 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California issued more than a half-million driver's licenses under a new law granting the identifying documents to immigrants who may be in the country illegally. The Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that 605,000 licenses were issued since AB60 took effect last January. That's out of 830,000 applications. AB60 allows people who can't prove they're in the country legally to obtain driver's licenses using identification from their home countries.
  • Rutherford Institute files suit over Confederate plate removal

    11/01/2015 12:34:54 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 6 replies
    Daily Progress ^ | Friday, October 30, | Dean Seal
    Attorneys for an Albemarle County-based civil liberties advocacy group are challenging the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ order to revoke specialty commemorative license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag. The Rutherford Institute’s legal counsel filed a petition Wednesday in Brunswick County Circuit Court asking for a review and reversal of the divisive ruling to recall the plates issued to 1,600 members of the state’s division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Gov. Terry McAuliffe called for the change earlier this year when the flag fell into controversy following a racially motivated shooting in June at a South Carolina church, calling...
  • New Yorkers might need their passports to fly in 2016

    09/23/2015 1:42:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 23, 2015 | 11:11am | Yaron Steinbuch
    State driver’s licenses are among those from four states that will no longer cut it for clearing airport security under tightened measures that will go into effect sometime in 2016. But travelers may not face any obstacles anytime soon. The DMV has asked for an extension from Homeland Security for the Real ID Act, which calls for the extra ID measures in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks. “We have no reason to believe that any New Yorker will have a problem using their current state-issued ID card to get on a plane come January 2016,” the DMV said...
  • One State Now Allowing Muslims To Wear Burqas In Driver’s License Photos (Illinois)

    08/22/2015 5:44:45 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 107 replies
    Mad World News ^ | 8/21/2015 | Dom the Conservative
    While the U.S. continues to reel from minorities requiring halal slaughter, rainbow cakes, and a $15 minimum wage, national security is taking a hit with the vociferous demands of the Muslim 2 percent. In fact, one state’s appeasement of burqa-clad women threatens to fundamentally change the value of the driver’s license as an identification tool. The International Business Times reports that fliers reminding employees of the Department of Motor Vehicle offices that it is illegal for them to request that applicants remove “articles of faith” for their driver’s license photos in the state of Illinois. “While hats or head coverings...
  • Feds say California DMV employees traded cash for licenses

    08/12/2015 6:41:25 AM PDT · by csvset · 15 replies
    SFGATE ^ | 12 august 2015 | Don Thompson
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As many as 100 commercial truck drivers paid up to $5,000 each to bribe state Department of Motor Vehicles employees for illegal California licenses, federal authorities said Tuesday. Up to 23 traffic accidents could be related to the fraud, officials said, though there were no fatalities. Emma Klem, a 45-year-old Salinas DMV employee, and trucking school owner Kulwinder Dosanjh Singh, 58, of Turlock, both pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit bribery and identity fraud, U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said. Two other DMV employees in Salinas and Sacramento and two other Central Valley trucking school operators...
  • Rebel recall: Virginians told to turn in Confederate-themed license plates

    08/07/2015 7:02:10 PM PDT · by Bobby_Taxpayer · 30 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 7 Aug 2015 | Fox News
    Virginia is targeting 1,691 license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag in a statewide recall that will replace the existing tags with new ones without the controversial image. The Virginian-Pilot reported that it’s unclear how quickly the flag tags will disappear from state highways now that the plates are being recalled and replaced following a federal judge’s ruling Thursday lifting a 2001 injunction that allowed the image. “We’re working as quickly as possible to get this done,” Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles spokeswoman Brandy Brubaker told the paper. Vehicle owners with the flag plates will be sent new Sons of...
  • Court Rules New York May Not Issue Pro-Life License Plate

    05/26/2015 1:39:54 PM PDT · by NYer · 36 replies
    Aleteia ^ | May 26, 2015 | JOHN BURGER
    Pro-adoption organizations should have the same speech rights as any other organization, said the attorney representing a group whose pro-life license plate has been denied for the past 13 or 14 years in New York. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday reversed a lower court ruling ordering the state to let an adoption advocacy group put the words "Choose Life" on its own plates. By a 2-1 vote, the court said the commissioner of the state Department of Motor Vehicles had "broad discretion" to decide which plates to permit, and did not violate the First Amendment free speech rights...
  • A 'Privileged Cracker' Visits the California DMV

    03/21/2015 10:37:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/21/2015 | Theo Willem
    The other day I received a letter from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) instructing me to renew my driver’s license in person. The letter stated I was required to take a vision test and a new photo. The letter also provided me with a phone number to schedule an appointment. When I called the number, the representative told me that the next available appointment to visit my local DMV was 8 weeks later, well beyond the expiration date of my driver’s license. The representative explained it was due to undocumented immigrants, what we used to call illegal aliens,...
  • Oregon will now register you to vote whether you want to or not, you peasant

    03/17/2015 9:30:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/17/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    So I’m guessing this was supposed to be good news, right? In Oregon, you will now be registered to vote pretty much automatically whenever you have any interaction with the DMV. That’s the new initiative being signed into law by newly inducted Governor Kate Brown (the nation’s first openly bisexual Governor!) and considered to be her first signature piece of legislation. Sweeping first-in-the nation legislation making voter registration automatic in Oregon was signed into law on Monday by Governor Kate Brown, potentially adding 300,000 new voters to state rolls.The so-called Motor Voter legislation will use state Department of Motor...
  • CA Illegal Immigrant at DMV: ‘Nobody’s Passing’ Written Test

    01/04/2015 11:53:34 AM PST · by PROCON · 77 replies
    breitbart ^ | Jan. 3, 2015 | Tony Lee
    Many illegal immigrants at a Northern California DMV reportedly were failing the written exam when applying for driver’s licenses on Friday. Under the AB 60 law that Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed in 2013 and took effect at the start of 2015, illegal immigrants were able to apply for driver’s licenses on Friday. And nearly 1.4 illegal immigrants are expected to apply for licenses in California in the next three years. At a DMV in south Sacramento, Veronica Oropeza, a 28-year-old illegal immigrant who has reportedly been driving without a license for six years, reportedly failed her written exam twice....
  • 524 Non-Citizens Received Regular Colorado Driver’s Licenses, DMV Says (illegal aliens )

    09/12/2014 3:43:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    CBS4 ^ | September 12, 2014
    Colorado’s Department of Motor Vehicles mistakenly issued U.S. citizen driver’s licenses to 524 non-citizens, including some illegal immigrants, CBS4 has learned. The licenses look like those given to state residents. The DMV blamed a software problem at a contractor, who is working with DMV to retrieve the licenses and re-issue correct IDs. ... When the DMV announced it would issue appointments to non-citizens to receive licenses, calls and online orders deluged its offices. Tens of thousands reportedly contacted the DMV to register ... RELATED: Non-Citizen Driver’s Licenses Bogging Down Colorado DMV. Those in the country illegally or without a Social...