Undocumented workers in NY win right to driver’s licenses

Vol. 83/No. 24 - July 8, 2019

NEW YORK — After a long fight by supporters of the rights of immigrant workers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law June 17 that will allow over three-quarters of a million undocumented workers to apply for driver’s licenses here. It…

New York protests demand gov’t give immigrants driver’s licenses

Vol. 83/No. 13 - April 1, 2019
Protest in Riverhead, Long Island March 12, part of actions in New York, New Jersey and other states demanding driver’s licenses for immigrants, a move that would strengthen working class.

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — “What do we want? Driver’s licenses. Why do we want them? To drive without fear!” some 170 people chanted in English and Spanish as they marched through this town of 14,000 March 12.  The marchers were overwhelmingly…