Post Tagged with: "municipal ID"

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Morristown Approves Municipal ID

Immigration, Metro Area July 26, 2017 at 4:59 pm

After two years of mobilization in favor of the undocumented community, the town council of Morristown, NJ, approved a municipal ID for its residents, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Union City Will Also Issue a Municipal ID

Government, Immigration, Metro Area February 14, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Union City is the latest New Jersey city that will offer a municipal ID for immigrants, free of charge, starting next month, Reporte Hispano reports.

Mayor de Blasio, with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at his side, at a promotional event for IDNYC in 2015. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office, via City Limits)

More on the IDNYC Brouhaha

Government, Immigration, New York, Police, Politics January 12, 2017 at 4:18 pm

City Limits writes about how NYC originally planned not to retain records as part of its IDNYC program, and how the current controversy over the records could have been averted.

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New Jersey Municipal IDs Safer, Some Say

Government, Immigration, Metro Area January 10, 2017 at 2:36 pm

An analyst from the New Jersey Policy Perspective argues that the municipal IDs in New Jersey are safer for immigrants than New York City’s, Reporte Hispano reports.

Mayor Wilda Díaz, with members of the committee in charge of creating the municipal ID. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

As Perth Amboy, NJ Issues Municipal ID, Immigrant Concerns Remain

Government, Immigration, Metro Area March 15, 2016 at 5:55 pm

As Perth Amboy, New Jersey, launches its own ID cards, local activists remain wary of hostility toward immigrants, Reporte Hispano reports.

For years, Roosevelt Avenue has been NYC’s epicenter of fake document sales. Activists say that now there are fewer fake document dealers on Roosevelt Avenue, compared to recent years. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Roosevelt Avenue Fake Document Dealers Still Active Despite Setbacks

Immigration, Queens March 8, 2016 at 5:37 pm

The sale of forged documents at Roosevelt Avenue in Queens has slowed down in the past few years, but could spike again because of obstruction to DACA and DAPA, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

So far, about 900,000 people have applied for the IDNYC at centers like this one at 34-33 Junction Blvd in Corona, Queens.
(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

NYC Might Delete Muni ID Info to Protect Undocumented

Elections 2016, Government, New York November 14, 2016 at 5:55 pm

Amidst growing fears of deportation, undocumented immigrants in NYC received assurances that the city would protect information they submitted in applying for the municipal ID, and said that the city is considering deleting the files, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Elizabeth, NJ to Soon Issue Municipal ID

Immigration, Metro Area November 7, 2016 at 1:31 pm

The Elizabeth City Council unanimously approved issuing municipal identification cards to all its residents, a move that could benefit some 60,000 immigrants, Reporte Hispano reports.

(Photo by Gery Vereau via Diario de México)

Newark Opens New Site to Obtain Municipal ID

Government, Immigration, Metro Area September 21, 2016 at 5:23 pm

Looking to be “friendlier and hospitable to its immigrants,” Newark, New Jersey, opened its third center to apply for the city’s municipal ID, Diario de México reports.

(Image from the IDNYC: A Tool of Empowerment)

Evaluating IDNYC

Government, Immigration, New York August 18, 2016 at 4:19 pm

A new evaluation has much praise for the IDNYC program, which has reached more than 863,000 New Yorkers since its launch in January of 2015, and also some suggestions for improvement.

Passaic Will Also Issue Municipal IDs

Passaic Will Also Issue Municipal IDs

Government, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican September 30, 2015 at 12:59 pm

Passaic is the latest in the growing list of New Jersey municipalities announcing that they will create a municipal identification card for its immigrant residents, Reporte Hispano reports.

(Courtesy of the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

Look Who Just Got an IDNYC

New York, Politics, Religion September 25, 2015 at 6:54 pm

Pope Francis has joined more than half a million New Yorkers as the newest holder of the IDNYC.

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Another NJ Town Moves to Issue Municipal ID 

Government, Metro Area September 23, 2015 at 4:35 pm

The mayor of Roselle, New Jersey, proposed a bill to issue municipal ID cards to residents, giving them easier access to services in the borough, Reporte Hispano reports.

Nancy Vega, a Latina immigrant, is hoping that Elizabeth will issue a Municipal ID. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Elizabeth, NJ Closer to Issuing Municipal ID

Government, Immigration, Metro Area July 1, 2016 at 5:25 pm

Elizabeth, New Jersey, could be the next city in the state to offer an identification card issued by the municipality to residents, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Newark Municipal IDs Allow Latinos to Open Businesses

Business, Latino, Metro Area August 21, 2015 at 4:24 pm

Immigrants who live in Newark, New Jersey, have been able to open 25 businesses in the city thanks, in part, to their municipal ID, finds Reporte Hispano.