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New Jersey Gov., Phil Murphy, signed a bill on Thursday, so that illegal immigrants, driver’s licenses, so that the garden state to adopt the 14th state in the country, along with the District of Columbia, for such a measure.
“The expansion of access to driver’s licenses is critical to the safety of New Jerseyans and is a step in the direction of building a stronger and fairer, New Jersey for all,” Murphy said.
Murphy, a Democrat, signed the bill after it was approved by the Democratic majorities in both the Sejm and the Senate, in its last session periods of the year.
“The legislature expanded the Assembly hall and the Senate today is fair and responsible,” the Assembly of the speaker Craig Coughlin, a Democrat, told The Wall Street Journal. “It brings us one step closer to ensuring that all vehicles and drivers are insured, thus creating safer roads for all New Jersey residents.”
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The law allows you to get illegal immigrants over 16 years of age, driver’s licences and learner’s permits. Applicants with foreign documents, such as passports or their old driver’s license from your home country to complete the process. A social security number is not required, according to The Associated Press.
The law provides for, allegedly, two types of licenses. It would comply with the Federal REAL-ID requirements, and require proof of legal residency would. The second license will only need six points of identification. The applicant does not have proof of U.S. citizenship.
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A similar measure, known as “The Green light” law was among the New York democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was signed earlier this year, and went into effect this week. It also allows for illegal immigrants to get a license without a Social Security number, or proof of American citizenship.
Fox News’ Danielle Wallace and The Associated Press contributed to this report