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NY Lawmakers Approve Drivers Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, Cuomo Signature All That's Missing

4 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

The "Green Light Bill' would allow undocumented immigrants to get a drivers license and would not expose their immigration status to federal agencies.
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Undocumented immigrants will receive NY driver's licenses

4 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

ALBANY - Hard-fought legislation that would enable undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses is headed to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's desk for consideration after the state Senate narrowly approved the measure on Monday.
The controversial issue may end up haunting Democrats who supported the legislation, known as the Green Light bill.
Senate Republicans, who have historically opposed granting benefits to undocumented immigrants, raised familiar concerns about the bill on the Senate floor, arguing it incentivizes breaking the law and may eventually enable non-citizens to vote.
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Cuomo expected to sign bill approving driver's licenses for illegal immigrants

Cuomo expected to sign bill approving driver's licenses for illegal immigrants

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

New York state lawmakers on Monday passed a controversial bill granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants - and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign it. Democrats in the state Senate managed to pass the bill on a 33-29 vote, despite losing all six of their Long Island members over fears the bill could prove...
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