Cuomo to propose compromise to end Global Entry ban

Cuomo to propose compromise to end Global Entry ban
New Yorkers are no longer able to sign up or re-enroll for The Department of Homeland Security’s trusted traveler programs as a result of the Green Light Law going into effect. (Source: wwny)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to propose to President Donald Trump that the state could share some driving records with federal immigration agencies if the administration reverses its move to block state residents from Global Entry and other programs that allow travelers to avoid long border security lines.

Cuomo's comments in a Wednesday radio interview come a day after New York officials filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s move to block New York residents from "trusted traveler" programs.

Federal officials said it was necessary because of a new law that bars federal immigration agents from accessing New York state’s motor vehicle records.

Cuomo was scheduled to meet with Trump in Washington Thursday afternoon.

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