Does this mean they are “out of the shadows?”
Via 7 San Diego
California issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally during the first month their applications were accepted, state officials said Wednesday.
Overall, a total of about 236,000 immigrants in the country illegally began the application process during January, the state Department of Motor Vehicles said in a statement.
California expects to issue 1.4 million licenses during the next three years under the program to license drivers regardless of their immigration status.[…]
Most new license applicants must make more than one trip to a DMV office. First, they have to submit documents and take a written test, and later, they must take a road test.