Challenge to NY driver's privilege card tossed on eve of enactment

Published: Dec. 13, 2019 at 4:14 PM EST
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A law that will allow New Yorkers to get driver’s licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally has weathered a second court challenge.

A federal district court judge ruled Friday against Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola, saying he lacked the legal capacity to bring the lawsuit. Starting Monday, license applicants without a valid Social Security number will be able to submit multiple alternative forms of ID that include valid passports and driver’s licenses issued in other countries

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