San Francisco to Issue ID Cards to Immigrants San Francisco is moving toward ID cards for undocumented immigrants. Mayor Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring the city to issue ID cards to people who can't or won't apply for a driver's license. The ID card will qualify undocumented immigrants for health services provided by the city.
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San Francisco to Issue ID Cards to Immigrants

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

As Arizona moves toward tougher measures against employers of illegal immigrants, the city of San Francisco is moving towards something that would make undocumented immigrants a little more comfortable - ID cards.

Yesterday, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring the city to issue ID cards to people who cannot or will not apply for a driver's license. The ID card will not be a substitute for a driver's license, and it's not a work visa or a Social Security card. But it will qualify undocumented immigrants for health services provided by the city as well as public library privileges and resident discounts at city museums.

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