Friday, September 21, 2007

Breaking News; Spitzer Announces Driving Licences

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer today announced a sweeping new initiative which will see undocumented immigrants eligible to apply for driving licences.

The initiative - which was announced at a press conference at his New York offices earlier today - will take place in two phases.

Phase one - which will take place in December 2007 - will allow those with old, or expired, driving licences to renew them for eight years.

Phase two - which will start in April 2008 - will allow completely new applications from people who have never driven before. These licenses will be valid for five years.

All applicants will be required to present a passport at the DMV to prove their identity.

More to follow

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