Skip to comments.Gov. Cuomo Quietly Makes It a Felony For N.Y. Officials to Share Illegal Alien Driver Info With ICE
Posted on 05/28/2020 1:41:40 AM PDT by Enlightened1
New York State officials who provide information about illegal alien drivers to federal immigration enforcement agencies can now face felony charges.
An amendment to the highly controversial ‘Green Light Law,’ which went into effect in December and cleared illegal aliens to apply for New York State driver’s licenses, was slipped into the state’s 2020 budget bill and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in April, in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
It is now a Class E felony for state officials, such as law enforcement officers, to disclose DMV records with agencies such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
“Border Patrol for example, working the highway in the middle of the night and pulls over a vehicle, they can’t run the plates to determine who owns that vehicle,” U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York J.P. Kennedy told WKBW. “I think it’s legislating obstruction and it’s very concerning to me.”
“We’ve seen how important communication and coordination in coming up with a response to the pandemic and sort of causing people to work in isolation it’s a recipe for disaster,” Kennedy continued. “I’m very concerned about this and I think it’s very unfortunate and makes me really question the motives of the individuals that enacted this law, if their professed interest in public safety and public health is really as important as they say they are.”
Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns says the new budget bill “basically criminalize[s]” police work.
“This is shocking. This is unheard of — and especially during a pandemic — that someone, the governor, who is under so much pressure, thought about that to put that in there.”
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there’s no words left.
Stop ANY federal funding to New York right now. Probably just the city because people in the rest of the state don’t deserve that. I’m not sure about the wisest course of action but President Trump will do the right thing.
I hope New Yorkers enjoy being played for chumps.
So any osama making it into NY illegally can go for a license to drive and then drive over NYers. Yep it makes perfect sense in coumo world. NYers own politicians want to kill more NYers Makes hitler look almost tame ....
If the local LEOs can’t share the info with I.C.E., maybe they can tell cooperating citizens and THEY can share the info with I.C.E. Local LEO’s can have little cards printed up with the I.C.E 800 number.
It would be a ‘real shame’ if a page from the local officer’s notes just happened to fall onto the front seat of a patriotic citizen’s car. These citizens could install a windshield sticker with a secret sign code to indicate their willingness to play “Skin the Governor”
We can be just as creative as the commie libs if we think outside the box they’re trying to put us in
Can’t wait for Trump to put the KABOSH on this one!
[ Gov. Cuomo Quietly Makes It a Felony For N.Y. Officials to Share Illegal Alien Driver Info With ICE ]
Of course! Deportation means less Democrat voters!
There you have it folks
The Democrat Party have started a full on rush to make the United States a One Party Government.
The sanctuary cities and states are magnets for the illegals
They flood these states raising there populations just before the census.
This boost there representation in the House of Representatives.
The Dems are pushing for a permanent majority in the House.
It’s a felony for law enforcement officers to help law enforcement officers. Makes perfect sense.
No bail outs for any state. ....let NY rot.
Let CA rot. .
You feed one then they all want money. ...
The feds should just march in and throw out every damn illegal in Gitmo. Put the Governor in Gitmo. ...
And exactly why is this of itself not a felononius act by the good guv?
ya...but even in those states they need mail in balloting to win...thats how weak their arguments really are.
We may not like to hear this, but Cuomo is on solid legal ground here for the same reason states have no obligation to help the FBI and ATF enforce Federal gun laws. What this law DOES mean is that a NY license or vehicle registration is worthless for Federal ID purposes.
It would be interesting if all airports rejected NY state drivers license and required US Passports from all NY residents who wanted to fly.
I believe that is already the case. Im almost certain that NY residents need a passport even for domestic flights for this very reason.
I thought Trump fought for and won in court that illegals wouldn’t count
i’m probably wrong
No money to sanctuary cities period!
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