The DMV is prepared to examine , issue licenses and to
comply with the insurance requirements for drivers under AB 60 undocumented workers
The Department of Motor Vehicles ( DMV) announced today that California will begin the process to implement the legislation AB 60 ( Alejo ) , the new law requires the Department to issue driver's licenses to undocumented people , formulating new regulations and preparing offices local to process new applications . The new law will be activated on 1 January 2015.
The DMV also propose a design for the license , but the design must be reviewed by the Department of Homeland Security of the United States to ensure compliance with federal law . The license given by the DMV will be similar to licenses issued today and will comply with the new law, as an example, have the " DP" abbreviation ( Driving Privilege, for its acronym in English ) meaning driving privilege , unlike " DL " means driver's license (Driver license, for its acronym in English ) . The new license explicitly prohibits discrimination based on its license . The new law also explicitly prohibits the use of the license for a criminal investigation, arrest or detention based on the immigration status of the wearer.
The DMV invites prospective applicants for driver's licenses , to prepare for the written test by studying the available on the website of the DMV in Spanish www.dmv.ca.gov " California Driver Handbook ." On the same site you can find practice exams that may be useful to applicants. The " California Driver Handbook " is available in 10 languages at all DMV offices : English, Armenian, Chinese , Farsi, Korean , Punjabi , Russian, Spanish , Tagalog and Vietnamese.
Organize and Prepare !