New York approves driving licences for illegal migrants Jun 19, 2019 0 1367 12345 New YORK: New York State on Monday passed a law allowing undocumented migrants to obtain their driving license, a controversial move by the Democratic stronghold intended to thwart the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policy.“This legislation will not only provide undocumented immigrants with a legal solution to obtain a driver’s license, but its positive impacts will include significant economic growth, improved road safety, and it will keep hardworking families together,” Senator Luis Sepulveda, one of its leading proponents, said in a statement. (AFP) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Heathrow Airport publishes ‘masterplan’ for third runway Jun 19, 2019 0 1404 Trump heads back to base for 2020 campaign kickoff Jun 19, 2019 0 772 Merkel says she’s ‘fine’ after trembling spell Jun 19, 2019 0 257 Boris Johnson solidifies lead in race for UK prime minister AFP London The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate. Johnson expanded his lead over his .. Teenager who called UK’s Prince Harry ‘race traitor’ is jailed LONDON: A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain’s Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to US actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on Tuesday, the BBC .. Backlash in Ukraine as president says beautiful women ‘our brand’ Kiev: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has described beautiful women as part of the country’s “brand”, prompting a furious backlash from activists and on social media on Tuesday. “Tourists have always said that .. Over 50 German cities willing to take refugees from Mediterranean boats DPA Berlin More than fifty German municipalities have declared their willingness to take in migrants rescued from boats on the Mediterranean, an Interior Ministry spokesman said in Berlin on Tuesday. The .. Trump’s pick for Pentagon chief pulls out AFP Washington US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his pick for defence secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months just as tensions soar in ..