Talking Points

A wide array of city residents would benefit from eligibility for municipal ID cards, including such vulnerable groups as undocumented immigrants, victims of domestic violence or natural disaster, the homeless, low-income senior citizens, and the formerly incarcerated.

All residents deserve the right to be identified. The ability to prove one’s identity is a fundamental human right - not a privilege.

ICE detainers are simply requests. It is not mandatory for local law enforcement to honor immigration detainers; when and whether to do so is discretionary.

Offering in-state tuition rates to all residents benefits the state’s economy.

Why States Should Provide Access to Driver’s Licenses to All Residents


Granting driver’s licenses to all residents improves public safety on our roads.