Local officials file bill for undocumented immigrants to get driver’s license

Hampden County

(WWLP) – A bill filed by Hampden County officials in the state house would allow anyone in the state to apply for a driver’s license, regardless of immigration status.

The bill was filed by State Senator Adam Gomez of Springfield, who said that by allowing undocumented people to get a license, they’ll have more mobility, and could more easily join the workforce in the state.

If it’s passed, the law is estimated to garner around $5-million in tax revenue, on top of fee revenue from things like inspections and license renewals.

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