2007-10-04 / Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Compiled by Bill O'Neill
What's Your Opinion?Compiled by Bill O'Neill

Question: Do you agree with Governor Spitzer's recent order to grant driver's licences to illegal immigrants. Why?


"Yes, I agree with it due to the fact that illegal immigrants are human beings also - and should have the right to a driver's license. They are part of the workforce here in the United States and need their cars."
- Javier Serrano, Bushwick
"Yes, I agree with it due to the fact that illegal immigrants are human beings also - and should have the right to a driver's license. They are part of the workforce here in the United States and need their cars." - Javier Serrano, Bushwick
"To illegal immigrants, I don't agree with that. For one, they are illegal. And secondly, what's to say they know how to drive in accordance with New York Sate laws? Also, if they give them a license, that's saying it's okay for them to be here."
- Ralph Tremmell, Canarsie
"To illegal immigrants, I don't agree with that. For one, they are illegal. And secondly, what's to say they know how to drive in accordance with New York Sate laws? Also, if they give them a license, that's saying it's okay for them to be here." - Ralph Tremmell, Canarsie
"Yes, of course, because they need to be driving legally on the roads. It's a matter of public safety. Can't have illegal immigrants and legal drivers at the same time"
-  Sharon Johnson, Flatbush
"Yes, of course, because they need to be driving legally on the roads. It's a matter of public safety. Can't have illegal immigrants and legal drivers at the same time" - Sharon Johnson, Flatbush
"Illegal immigrants, no. They're illegal. They are not even supposed to be here in the first place. Why would you give them a license."
- Kareem Young, Canarsie
"Illegal immigrants, no. They're illegal. They are not even supposed to be here in the first place. Why would you give them a license." - Kareem Young, Canarsie

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