Homeland Security strikes deal with New York on driver's licenses

By DEVLIN BARRETT
October 29, 2007

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Bush administration and New York cut a deal Saturday to create a new generation of super-secure driver’s licenses for U.S. citizens, but also allow illegal immigrants to get a version.

New York is the fourth state to reach such an agreement on federally approved secure licenses, after Arizona, Vermont and Washington. The issue is pressing for border states, where new and tighter rules are soon to go into effect for crossings. Full Report