New York City Council votes to create municipal identification card

Mayor Bill de Blasio set aside more than

Mayor Bill de Blasio set aside more than $8 million for the new program. (June 26, 2014 8:07 PM)

The New York City Council voted to create a municipal identification card Thursday afternoon.

The card will provide documentation for the nearly half-million immigrants living in the city without proper papers.

The ID card will allow those people to open a bank account, get a library card, rent an apartment and have something to show police if they get stopped. The cards would only be...

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