New York makes it felony for officials to share illegal alien driver data with ICE

Article CAIRCO note: 
While the nation focused on Covid, Cuomo quietly signed laws.
Article author: 
Adam Shaw
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
26 May 2020
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

A change to New York’s controversial “Green Light Law” means that state officials who share illegal immigrants' driver data with federal immigration enforcement agencies could face a felony charge.

WKBW first reported that the law, which went into effect in January and primarily allows illegal immigrants to receive driver's licenses, was amended as part of the state's 2020 budget and signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo in April...

Democrats and immigrant rights groups have repeatedly praised the Green Light Law, saying it helps unite communities and makes roads safer by making sure all drivers have licenses ...