MacInnes told anchor Mary Alice Williams that if New Jersey followed the lead of nearly a dozen other states and offered this policy, it would make New Jersey’s roads safer, increase the trust between immigrant communities and law enforcement and boost the state’s economy.
Allowing undocumented immigrants to drive in New Jersey would make the roads safer and bolster the state economy, advocates said.
Advocates are urging New Jersey to follow the lead of 11 other states and grant driving privileges to undocumented residents.
The group New Jersey Policy Perspective has released a new report that calls on the state legislature to pass a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to get drivers licenses.
For the first time since voters approved a state constitutional amendment last year, New Jersey’s minimum wage is increasing to keep pace with inflation, by 1.59 percent in January.
Allowing all residents the opportunity to drive legally would make New Jersey safer, help its economy and increase the well being of many families, policy analysts and immigrant-rights advocates said today on a conference call with reporters.
Chinese appliance giant Haier will use its new state-of-the-art Wayne headquarters and showroom to mount a vigorous campaign to dramatically expand its modest presence in the U.S. market, the company CEO said Monday.
Lured by tax breaks, Forbes magazine, headquartered in Manhattan since 1962, will be moving across the Hudson River to a glass tower in Jersey City, according to NPR’s “Marketplace.”
Since 1962, Forbes Magazine has been headquartered on 5th Avenue in New York City, behind a limestone facade with Ionic columns. But by the end of the year, it’s moving a twenty-minute train ride away to a glass tower in Jersey City.
Jersey City became the first city in the state to adopt a paid sick leave mandate one year ago today, an action that started a cascade of approvals of similar laws across New Jersey as well as a movement to implement a statewide law guaranteeing workers paid sick time.