Driver's License

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A protester holds a sign as members of the state Assembly speak in favor of legislation of the Green Light Bill/AP Photo
WBEN Newsroom
December 14, 2019 - 8:28 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A law that will allow New Yorkers to get driver’s licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally weathered a second court challenge Friday, days before its enactment. A federal district judge ruled against Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola, saying he...
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June 19, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Some county clerks in New York say they will defy a new state law authorizing driver's licenses for immigrants who are in the United States illegally. Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns says Wednesday he's going to federal court with his concerns that the law signed by...
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Brendan Keany
May 30, 2019 - 1:14 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw and Clerk Mickey Kearns have announced an investigation into the consequences of granting driver's license rights to illegal aliens. "As comptroller of Erie County, I took an oath to uphold the Constitution," began Mychajliw...
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Erie County Auto Bureau in Tonawanda. July 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There's been a push in New York City to give driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. Last month, the New York City Council approved a resolution that calls upon the state legislature to pass a law which would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver's license,...
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