Green Light Law for Undocumented Immigrants Now in Effect
Beginning today undocumented immigrants can apply to obtain a New York driver license. The last legal challenge to the so-called “Green Light Bill” was struck down on Friday paving for the law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo in June to take effect. According to the Department of Motor vehicles those applying will still need to show documentation to prove their name, birthday and New York residency. Passports are acceptable along with driver licenses from other countries.