WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The DC City Council approved a bill on Tuesday granting access to driver's licenses and ID's for city residents regardless of their immigration status.
The licenses will be marked to show they belong to undocumented residents.
The DC Drivers Safety Amendment Act of 2013 will go into effect in May 2014.
Recently, California, Vermont, and Massachusetts passed similar bills.
In a written statement on Tuesday, Salvador G. Sarmiento of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network said: