SACRAMENTO (AP) — California has handed out 110,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants in the country illegally during the first seven weeks of applications.
The figures for all of January and much of February were released this week by the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles.READ MORE: Aiden Leos, Boy Killed In Road Rage Shooting, To Receive Plaque At Orange County Zoo
In early January when the law took effect, hundreds of immigrants lined up at designated DMV offices for walk-in appointments.READ MORE: Southland Braces For Triple-Digit Temperatures, Wildfire Risk
The applicants have to submit documents and take a written test, and later, they must take a road test. They receive licenses that read “not acceptable for official federal purposes” like boarding planes.
California expects to issue 1.4 million driver’s licenses to immigrants over the next three years under the program to license drivers regardless of their immigration status.MORE NEWS: Dr. Dre Partners With LAUSD To Open New High School In South LA
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