“Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner on Monday announced her support for a campaign that calls for all qualified drivers to have licenses, regardless of immigration status. The campaign is called “Green Light NY: Driving Together” and is pushing for legislation in the state government. “This effort makes sense for the City…
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is supporting a campaign to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain a New York State driver’s license. Miner and other groups are lobbying state elected officials to sign on to the measure. Amparo Zapata is originally from Mexico. She has a driver’s license now, but remembers a…
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Amparo Zapata came to this country from Mexico. She worked as a home health aide, but didn’t have a car or license to get to work. She said she had to walk a mile sometimes in all types of weather. “Awful, because the snow hitting your face…
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