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  • NYC Mayor De Blasio pushes ID cards for illegal immigrants in speech

    02/11/2014 12:15:02 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | 02/11/2014 | By Yoav Gonen and Beth DeFalco
    Following through on a campaign pledge, Mayor de Blasio said Monday that he’ll push to create municipal ID cards so illegal immigrants don’t have to “live their lives in the shadows.” While the cards would be available to all New Yorkers, they would be aimed at undocumented immigrants who don’t have access to bank accounts, library cards and even memberships at Costco because they can’t produce official photo ID. The cards could be used to secure apartment leases and MTA senior passes. But they couldn’t be used for government benefits not otherwise available. “To all of my fellow New Yorkers who...