in the vicinityVideoDHS interrupts traveler programs for New York
House Democrats are demanding documents that are available on the DHS Global entry for New York to suspend the move over to sanctuary law; Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan weighs.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Trump will meet Thursday for the discussion of a possible compromise with the administration, according to the Department of Homeland Security in New York from participation in Trusted-Traveler banned programs such as Global Entry, which enable accelerated re-entry into the United States
The White house officially confirmed the planned meeting on Fox News.
DHS Secretary Chad Wolf announced the ban last week, saying that it was through New York not so that the Federal officials to access state Department of Motor Vehicle records background checks on applicants. The restriction is part of New York recently, the “Green light law,” with the illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.
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This comes a day after the New York Attorney General Letitia James sued the DHS for the ban, claiming that it was “political retaliation” for the Green light to the Right. Wolf has categorically denied this.
“This has nothing to do with the law, that they passed regarding the provision of driving licences for illegal aliens. Again, this is wrong, this is dangerous and irresponsible, but that is separate from the, what have we done this week,” Wolf Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures said.”
Cuomo’s office confirmed to Fox News that under the proposed new system, DHS would have access to DMV databases for New York residents, the application for the programmes on a case-to-case basis and according to the German government, the cause for the need of the information.
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Wolf has explained that the DHS would be back in New York possibility of registration in the trusted traveler programs, if the state “provides access to business-critical information to law enforcement[.]”
Fox News’ Courtney Crawford and Fox Business’ Blake Burman has contributed to this report.