Immigrants call on lawmakers to pass driver's license bill

If the bill is passed, New York would be the 13th state to allow immigrants who are here illegally the right to have a driver's license. The Democrat-led Assembly is expected to vote on the bill as early as tomorrow.


Immigrants and advocates protested in Hauppauge Monday to push lawmakers closer to allowing immigrants living in New York illegally to obtain a driver's license.


The group Make the Road New York protested outside of Sen. Monica Martinez's office. The group says she is one of six Democratic state senators not supporting the Green Light Bill.


"We only have seven days left in the session and we still haven't heard from her position on the bill," says Eliana Fernandez, of Make the Road New York.


Despite concerns, Fernandez says the bill would be a win-win for everyone.


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