United States, 29th July: Undocumented immigrants in California will now be able to apply for a variety of licensed jobs here.
Yes, this facility will soon be available to undocumented immigrants in California.
That’s something wonderful for Californian immigrants, isn’t it?
Several Licensed jobs for California undocumented immigrants—Are you an undocumented immigrant in California? If yes, then here some great news for you. Well, as per the latest decision by California, you will soon be able to make an application for licensed jobs in California.
Yes, that’s quite true.
Several licensed jobs shall become available to undocumented immigrants. These jobs include accountant, architect and boxer among other jobs in California.
<blockquote> California will be throwing open a variety of new licensed jobs to undocumented immigrants soon. </blockquote>
These changes will mean a big change in the lives of several undocumented immigrants living in California under shadows of fear.
Which are the license jobs to be available to undocumented immigrants in California?—Well, as per the available data, California will be opening up its licensed jobs to undocumented immigrants. These jobs are mentioned below—
- Boxer, mixed martial arts fighter
- Financial adviser
- Land surveyor
So, by the beginning of next year, immigrants in California, irrespective of their immigration status, shall be allowed to apply for licensed jobs in California. The above mentioned licensed jobs are already accepting applications from undocumented immigrants.
Under a law named SB 1159 signed by Governor Jerry Brown in September last year, all 40 licensing boards under California Department of Consumer Affairs need to consider application from immigrants, no matter what their immigration status is. Prior to this new ruling, California allowed legal residents only(having social security numbers) to apply for licensed jobs.
A total of 1.85 million undocumented immigrants are already living in California as of now. This has been revealed by the figures of Public Policy Institute of California.
New law allowing immigrants to come out of shadows—The new California ruling will facilitate immigrants to apply for professional licenses in California. It will help undocumented immigrants in California come out of shadows. They will be able to join the workforce of California now.
The new law has already given instructions to licensing boards to consider federal taxpayer identification numbers issued by IRS(Internal Revenue Service) as a valid and acceptable proof of identification by the year 2016.