NY Governor Signs Law to Give Illegals Driver’s Licenses, But Some County Clerks Refuse to Comply

CNS News | 6/20/2019 | Staff
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday making it legal to give illegal aliens driver’s licenses.

However, some New York county clerks are refusing to comply with the law, which takes effect in about 180 days, the Blaze reports.

Rensselaer - County - Clerk - Frank - Merola

Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola told WRGB-TV on June 5th that he won’t issue driver’s licenses illegal immigrants that come into his office.

“I’m going to refuse to issue a driver's license to anyone who comes into my office that can't prove to us they're here legally. Federal law states we're not allowed to aid someone who comes into our office who is here illegally,” Merola said.

Rennselaer - County - Executive - Steve - McLaughlin

Rennselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin told WRGB-TV that the law is wrong and just a political move to give illegals the opportunity to vote, and he plans to support any county clerks who refuse licenses for illegal immigrants, no matter what the law says.

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