Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Mexifornia: Homeland Security Approves Design of Driver's Licenses for ILLEGALS

After regecting California's Original Design, DHS gives their Blessing:
... “DHS commends California’s efforts to improve the security of its licenses and identification cards and looks forward to continuing to work with you on this matter,” a Sept. 17 letter to California Department of Motor Vehicles director Jean Shiomoto reads.
Federal legislation passed in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks strengthened rules for government-sanctioned identification. Because of that law, IDs available to immigrants who cannot prove legal residence – the population that would be served by the forthcoming California licenses – must carry markings stating clearly that they don’t meet the higher standards.
California officials have sought to comply with those rules while also mollifying immigrant advocates worried about discrimination. The initial proposal suggested having the letters DP, for “driving privilege,” in the space where conventional licenses bear the letters “DL,” and carrying a statement on the back that the immigrant licenses cannot be used for federal purposes.
That idea didn’t get past federal officials. The new proposal would have the phrase “FEDERAL LIMITS APPLY” written on the front...
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