Announcement: Immigrants to Receive Government-Issued ID Cards

Announcement: Immigrants to Receive Government-Issued ID Cards | Mitchell C. Zwaik

New York’s City Council is finally being proactive and showing initiative by enacting some new and important measures to improve the city’s immigration policies. There are an estimated half a million undocumented people living within the New York City area and they deserve to be treated humanely and fairly.

1. The City Council just passed a bill to give undocumented immigrants a government-issued ID card. To receive one, an applicant must simply prove his or her identity by producing documents such as a birth certificate or a valid passport from any country. Applicants must be able to prove they currently reside in New York, and can accomplish this through the display of utility bills, pay stubs or other such documents.

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