Robert Putnam, a political science and politics professor who has taught at Stanford, MIT, and Harvard, quoted “The more we connect with people, the more we trust them, and vice versa.” (Putnam) This new bill has been a milestone for people of other countries to come here to selected states who have this bill. Undocumented immigrants will now be able to obtain a California driver’s license. Although this license will only be used for driving purposes and not for ID use, it has stepped into the right direction. John, a 20-year-old Boston native, suggested that “…everyone has something valuable to o...
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