Spitzer Defends Immigrant License Policy – Full Story
NEW YORK, NY October 20, 2007
Governor Eliot Spitzer says his policy to allow drivers licenses for illegal immigrants is a result of a broken federal immigration policy. WNYC’s Elaine Rivera reports:
REPORTER: Speaking at New York University Law School Friday, Spitzer said his executive order to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain licenses is not really about immigration but about security. He says because of Washington’s failure to establish a consistent immigration policy, governors across the country are struggling to come up with their own solutions.