It's Official: Pope Francis Is An Honorary New YorkerThe IDNYC card has been issued to some 540,000 residents of the city, regardless of immigration status.
Mayor de Blasio Signs Plan For Municipal ID Card Into LawMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed into law a plan to offer a municipal identification card to residents regardless of their immigration status.
Advocates: New York City Municipal ID Card Would Benefit ManyAdvocates for immigrants said Wednesday that a proposed New York City municipal ID card will help ensure that all New Yorkers can obtain crucial city services.
NYC Council Introduces Bill To Create Municipal Identification CardsAll city residents will be eligible for the cards. But they will be targeted to those who cannot easily get photo ID cards because they are not legal U.S. residents.
Mayor De Blasio, City Council Tout Proposed Municipal ID Card BillUnder the law, city agencies would be be required to accept the card, making it easier for New Yorkers to access city services where identification is required.