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Used car dealers hope for a boost from new immigrant drivers

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| Now that immigrants without legal status can apply for California driver's licenses, used car dealers are hoping it will boost local sales.

In immigration news: House GOP tries to stop executive action, Rubio's book, drug lords, more

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House GOP work to halt executive action. Rubio appeals to conservatives on immigration. California immigrant drivers fail written test at slightly higher rate than state average.

DMV releases pass/fail rates for those seeking Calif. immigrant driver's licenses (Updated)

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55 percent of immigrant driver applicants failed the written test on Day 1 — a slightly higher rate than the general population.

In immigration news: New California laws, resurgence of border militias, German anti-immigrant protests, more

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In addition to AB 60, which allows people without legal status to apply for driver's licenses, there are several other new California laws related to immigration. This and more.

28,000 seek driver's licenses in first days of new immigrant law

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Preliminary statistics show that the California Department of Motor Vehicles received 17,200 applications on Friday and another 11,100 on Saturday.

In immigration news: Executive action politics, demand for CA driver's licenses, migration from the Caribbean, more

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Demand is high for new driver's licenses available to immigrants without legal status in California. This and more.

Thousands of immigrant drivers seek licenses on first day of new law

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The DMV has hired more than 900 employees and opened four new processing centers to handle the surge in applicants.

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Immigration reform may mean new life for immigrant family

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One family hopes 2015 will be very different from its previous 17 years in Los Angeles as the Obama administration pushes deportation relief.

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