It’s no secret that New York has long been a beacon of acceptance and freedom. After all, the promise of belonging for “your poor, your tired, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” is literally inscribed on our open gates. For that reason, it’s time that New York take steps to remove the obstacles that are preventing us from fully realizing that vision. We must ensure undocumented immigrants have the license they need to fully belong in this state—and we must do so this legislative session.