Malliotakis (R-C- Bay Ridge-Staten Island) and fellow Republican Assemblymember Ron Castorina (R-C-Staten Island) filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court on Dec. 5 to try to prevent New York City from destroying personal records acquired through the application process for the IDNYC municipal identification card program.
The IDNYC cards are available to all New Yorkers, including undocumented immigrants.
Malliotakis and Castorina argue that the records of applicants should be stored for public safety purposes. But the de Blasio Administration has ordered that the records be destroyed to protect the privacy of IDNYC card holders.
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