In April, Californians who obtain or renew a driver;s license will automatically be registered to vote. Several conservative websites seized on this new program to claim the state will be registering undocumented immigrants as well. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked that claim in this report.
In April 2018, a new law will allow Californians to automatically register to vote when they renew their driver’s license.
In spite of California's new law declaring itself a "sanctuary state," there are reports that federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are planning a massive immigration "sweep" in parts of the state. More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.