Last year, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill No. 60 which grants driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. This is a controversial law which generated heated debates between supporters and opponents.
Proponents of the law argue it is justified to ensure safer roads and improve public safety. They say that drivers who receive proper training and testing by the DMV will be safer drivers on the road. However, opponents argue that this is an immigration matter that should be handled at the federal level and remain skeptical about whether receiving a license will make an individual a safer driver.
Whether you support or oppose this new law, federal officials recently approved the wording “federal limits apply” on the front of the driver’s licenses, allowing the legislation to move forward. Read the full text of the article here.