Across the state, undocumented New Yorkers struggle to get to work, keep medical appointments, take children to school, and more, all because they do not have access to driver’s licenses. People who pass all the necessary driving tests shouldn’t be denied a license just because of their immigration status.

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Making driver’s licenses accessible to New Yorkers regardless of immigration status will allow more people to participate equally in daily life, make our roads safer by ensuring drivers are qualified, and help our economy by registering new drivers.

The NYCLU is working in the state legislature and in communities across the state to pass the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act (or Green Light Bill).

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