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California Undocumented Immigrants

Feds Don't Approve California's Immigrant License Design

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 05.07.2014 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities say the proposed design for a California driver's license for immigrants in the country illegally doesn...

California Makes Big Progress On Immigration

AP | AMY TAXIN and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Far fewer immigrants arrested by California law enforcement are being turned over to federal authorities for deportation since a new...

This State Could Soon Grant Law Licenses To Undocumented Immigrants

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Thursday will decide whether to grant a law license to a man living in the United States illega...

CA Governor To Sign Bill Allowing Driver's Licenses For Undocumented

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 10.03.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants living...

Anna Almendrala

How The LA Times Got It Wrong On Undocumented Drivers

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.17.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Unlicensed drivers are almost three times more likely to cause a fatal car crash than licensed drivers, reveals a report by the Califor...

A HUGE Victory For California's Undocumented Immigrants

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 11.30.2012 | Los Angeles

By DON THOMPSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Some undocumented immigrants could get California drivers licenses under a bill that Go...

Shocking Illegal Immigration Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Captured in the shocking cell phone video above, a group of about eight suspected undocumented immigrants raced a boat into a Southern California shor...

LAUSD FLOODED With Requests For DACA Records

AP | Posted 11.17.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of illegal immigrants have inundated the nation's second-largest school district with requests for copies of records tha...

Should Undocumented Immigrants Have The Right To A Work Permit?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.14.2012 | Los Angeles

An estimated 1.8 million undocumented immigrants are part of California's labor force. Like other undocumented immigrants across the country, these Ca...

No More Fear On The Road For Undocumented Immigrants

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 02.24.2012 | Los Angeles

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Delfino Aldama was fixing a customer's brakes this month when his smartphone chimed with a text message that tipped him to a...

Jose Antonio Vargas: A DREAM Act Deferred?

| Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Nation’s The Learning Curve blog. Jose Antonio Vargas, Define American founder and former journalist fo...