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

  1. 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]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 27, 2018
Status: Reported
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE

Prior Policies

  • 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

Commentary

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

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