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A protester holds a sign as members of the state Assembly speak in favor of legislation of the Green Light Bill granting undocumented Immigrant driver's licenses during a rally at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Monday. A protester holds a sign as members of the state Assembly speak in favor of legislation of the Green Light Bill granting undocumented Immigrant driver’s licenses during a rally at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Monday. Photo: Hans Pennink/AP

Legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses in New York was said to be constitutional in a statement from the state Attorney General’s Office, which cleared its way to becoming law following final passage from state lawmakers on Monday.

After passing the state Senate Monday evening by a razor-thin margin, the bill was signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. It had already been approved in the State Assembly.

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Dan M. Clark

Dan M. Clark is the Albany reporter for the New York Law Journal. He covers the state Court of Appeals, the state legislature, state regulators, and more. Email Dan anytime at [email protected]

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