June 6, 2019
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jesse Prieto, 716-243-2844
Frank Todaro Strongly Opposes Drivers Licenses for Illegal Immigrants
Lancaster, NY — Statement from Frank Todaro, candidate for the Erie County Legislature’s 8th District on John Bruso’s vote blocking the resolution which would have opposed Driver’s Licenses for illegal immigrants.
“The rule of law must be respected, and it is unfortunate that John Bruso chose to favor law breakers over taxpayers. As a first generation immigrant, I know the hardships my family experienced when coming from Italy to America in search of a better life for themselves and their children.
They followed the rules. They worked hard and fought for the American Dream.
Taxpayers must come first, and it’s time that Erie County and New York State stop allowing law-breakers to cut-ahead. I believe in the rule of law, and I stand opposed to granting licenses to illegal immigrants.”
Currently the “Green Light NY” is being debated in the New York State Assembly, which would grant illegal immigrants licenses. Today, the Erie County Democratic Caucus blocked a vote which would have opposed licenses for illegal immigrants. This bill is accompanied by Senate Bill S5527 which would allow Governor Andrew Cuomo to remove duly elected County Clerks from office if they fail to support giving licenses to illegal immigrants.