Undocumented Immigrants Get Driver's Licenses in 2015

at 9:30 AM
 (Marcus Teply/KQED)

A projected 1.4 million undocumented immigrants in California are expected to apply for new driver's licenses under a new law coming into effect Jan. 2. Advocates say this will make the roads safer, while critics say it provides a new incentive for immigrants to enter the country illegally. The Department of Motor Vehicles has been gearing up for the influx of new applicants.

Guests:

Reshma Shamasunder, executive director of the California Immigrant Policy Center

Ira Mehlman, media director at the Federation for American Immigration Reform

Jessica Gonzalez, spokesperson for the Department of Motor Vehicles

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