Ulster County, NY Sheriff Figueroa supports driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa said he supports providing driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants in New York as a matter of public safety. “My job is public safety,” Figueroa said recently. “That’s my number one priority.” The sheriff said he supports a bill currently being considered by state lawmakers that could provide access to driver’s licenses for undocumented New York residents. He said the licenses would give them the ability to drive to work, take their children to school and identify themselves if necessary…