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Driving Privilege Cards for Undocumented Residents

PERTH AMBOY – When Fernando Gonzalez was sitting on the Council, he had requested as a topic of discussion Bills supporting special driving privilege cards for Undocumented Immigrants.

Carlos Rojas came before the Council at the 2/9/15 Caucus Meeting to speak on behalf on why these privileges are needed. On the 3/11/15 Council Meeting, R-119-3/15 was presented. Endorsing the passage of Companion Bills S1696 and A2135 supporting the issuance of driving privilege cards for undocumented residents.

The resolution was passed with only Councilman Bill Petrick voting “No.”

Councilman Petrick was concerned about immigrants who were here legally, but still waiting to become citizens and the effect it would have on them.

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