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This act allows immigrants without documentation to continue driving legally. Additionally, it provides for driving authorization cards and non-REAL ID compliant IDs to be valid for two years upon first issuance and four years for subsequent renewals.Year: 2016•State: New Mexico•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: New Mexico State Legislature
The intent of this act is to declare that a person who is work authorized is eligible to obtain a professional or commercial license in order to practice his or her profession. For the purposes of obtaining a license, section 202(c)(2)(B)(i) through (ix) of the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, Public Law 109-13 enumerates the categories of work authorized individuals who may demonstrate lawful presence under Neb. Rev. Stat. 4-108 for the purposes of obtaining a professional or commercial license. The categories of eligible individuals exactly mirrors the population that were granted eligibility to secure a motor vehicle operator's license or state identification card in 2015 through LB 623. Permits the state to issue professional and commercial licenses to immigrants with temporary legal status.Year: 2016•State: Nebraska•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Nebraska State Legislature
This act creates transparency around the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation programs and close a loophole that has allowed ICE to coordinate with local law enforcement behind closed doors. It requires local authorities to hold public forums engaging communities in discussions around these programs and to reach an agreement with local elected officials around the terms of participation.Year: 2016•State: California•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: California State Legislature
This act allow individuals who are not eligible to obtain health coverage through the Exchange because of their immigration status to obtain coverage from the Exchange. The bill would require the Exchange, after that waiver has been granted, to require an issuer that offers a qualified health plan in the individual market through the Exchange to concurrently offer a California qualified health benefit plan, as specified, to these individuals.Year: 2016•State: California•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: California State Legislature
This bill would, commencing on January 1, 2018, prohibit a city, county, or a city and county, or a local law enforcement agency from entering into or renewing a contract, or modifying a contract to extend the length of the contract, with a private corporation, contractor, or vendor to detain immigrants in civil immigration proceedings for profit. This bill would require a city, county, or city and county, or a local law enforcement agency that chooses to enter into a contract to detain immigrants in civil immigration proceedings to detain immigrants only pursuant to a contract that requires the immigration detention facility operator to adhere to specified standards. This bill would specify that any facility that detains an immigrant pursuant to a contract with a city, county, city and county, or a local law enforcement agency is subject to the California Public Records Act.Year: 2016•State: California•Type: Bill•Source: California State Legislature
This bill allows undocumented students to receive state financial aid, grants, scholarships, and other forms of assistance. Amends the University of Illinois Act, Southern Illinois University Management Act, Chicago State University Law, Eastern Illinois University Law, Governors State University Law, Illinois State University Law, Northeastern Illinois University Law, Northern Illinois University Law, and Western Illinois University Law. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student who meets the requisite requirements concerning being deemed an Illinois resident for tuition purposes is eligible to apply or receive consideration for any student aid or benefit funded or administered by the State, State agencies, public institutions, or the university, including scholarships, grants, awards, stipends, room and board, tuition waivers, or other financial or in-kind assistance, but excluding Monetary Award Program grants.Year: 2016•State: Illinois•Type: Bill•Source: Illinois State Legislature
This act makes it illegal to extort people by threatening to notify law enforcement officials about their immigration status. Prohibiting a person from committing a specified act of extortion by wrongful use of actual or threatened notification of law enforcement officials about another person's undocumented or illegal immigration status.Year: 2016•State: Maryland•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Maryland State Legislature