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ICE reportedly uses AB-60 driver licenses to conduct arrests in CA

  1. Original Date Announced

    June 27, 2018

    News outlets report ICE has been arresting undocumented immigrants in California using information obtained from their AB-60 licenses, a special driver license issued to those without proof of lawful presence. There are over 1 million people with AB-60 licenses in California. [ID #341]

    Press Report: Undocumented Immigrants Fear ICE Is Obtaining Their Home Address From AB-60 Licenses
  2. Effective Date

    June 27, 2018

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • October 3, 2013 In 2013, California created a driver's license for undocumented immigrants, AB-60 licenses, that are not supposed to be used as evidence of the license-holder's immigration status or to serve as the basis for any criminal investigation or detention. Assembly Bill No. 60


  • AB 60 Driver's License Frequently Asked Questions: April 2015

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