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Green Light Law

The clerk of Erie County, New York, did not have Article III standing to bring his suit challenging the state’s “Green Light Law,” a federal court in the state ruled. The law directs the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles to accept foreign documents as proof of identification for standard licenses and prohibits the department from asking about the immigration status of license applications.

MANHATTAN — The clerk of Erie County, New York, did not have Article III standing to bring his suit challenging the state’s “Green Light Law,” the Second Circuit ruled. The law directs the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles to accept foreign documents as proof of identification for standard licenses and prohibits the department from asking about the immigration status of license applications. 

Categories / Appeals, Government, Law

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