My latest column is up at AND Magazine.
Here is an excerpt:
In California, a new law went into effect on January 1. This law makes it legal for illegal aliens to get driver’s licenses – just one more step in the push to make those who came to the United States illegally into full American citizens.
In California, illegal aliens can practice law. Illegal alien workers can sue their employers for discrimination, even if they have committed identity theft. And for Californian employers, it gets even better under the new law. Driver’s licenses issued to those who cannot prove their U.S. citizenship must be modified to show that the person is not a citizen…but the law further stipulates that it is illegal to discriminate against anyone based on the fact that their license includes that modification, which is where it becomes completely insane. After all, there are plenty of professions where the citizenship status of employees is extremely important – I happen to work in one of those professions. And yet, if my company chooses not to hire someone because their driver’s license shows that they aren’t a U.S. citizen, we could be sued.
To add insult to injury, another law that went into effect on January 1 allows illegal aliens to get are failing the written test, in spite of the fact that various “immigrant rights” groups were providing free test prep classes to avoid exactly this situation. I guess now it’s only a matter of time before they make the test easier.