This category includes cases where states or municipalities extend to illegal aliens privileges normally associated with citizenship, such as ID cards, driver's licenses or voting rights, or have acted to prevent granting of such privileges.
The U.S. Department of Justice has intervened in a federal lawsuit seeking to prevent New York State's Green Light Law from going into effect on December 14. The DoJ calls the measure "legally suspect", because it seeks to prevent the sharing of data on illegal aliens.
Officials in Winooski, Vermont, are considering a potential ballot measure that would allow everyone living in that city to vote in local elections. Voters in Montpelier, Vermont's capital city, have already approved such a measure and Burlington is considering doing the same.
The New Jersey Legislature is preparing a bill allowing illegal aliens to acquire driver's licenses. Governor Phil Murphy has already declared that he would sign the legislation once it reaches his desk, calling it a "no-brainer".
An internal investigation at the Connecticut DMV revealed that false addresses given for Drive Only Licenses in Connecticut, which were created for illegal aliens. An investigation is underway at this time, to determine how many licenses were created with false addresses.
After New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed that "Green Light Law", giving illegal aliens a right to acquire a driver's license, New York's Republican Congressional delegation sent a letter to the Department of Justice explaining how the law would weaken homeland security.
Colorado Initiative 76 is part of a campaign mounted in a number of states to prevent non-citizens from voting in municipal elections. At the time of this post, petition signatures to put the initiative on the 2020 ballot have been delivered to the Colorado Secretary of State.
New York City has announced a major policy update for its affordable housing lottery. Applicants will be able to substitute a positive rent payment history for a formal credit report. This liberalization applies to all residents, including illegal immigrants.
The IDNYC card is New York City's way of granting a form of legal identification to aliens who are in the U.S. illegally. Following Donald Trump's election victory, NYC announced that it would destroy personal data filed to receive those municipal ID cards.