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'The state began preparing for Real ID by asking Kansans to provide the documentation needed since 2012,' said Director of Vehicles David Harper.
In the meantime, one reader was told her bank statement wasn't valid when she presented it to Illinois secretary of state employees as part of the REAL ID process because there was no activity on the statement.
Beginning October 1, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security will require passengers to show a valid passport or other federally approved document, like a REAL ID driver license or identification card, to board flights within the United States.
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles is bringing its mobile office to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport on Wednesday, May 15 to issue Real IDs.
Oregon, like many other states, will create a two-tier identification system and issue both Real IDs and standard driver's licenses, which are federally non-compliant.
Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005 to make driver's licenses harder to forge.
"REAL ID is available at all DMV offices statewide and we encourage you to get your new license or non-driver ID today, especially if you are renewing or applying for the first time," DMV Executive Deputy Commissioner Terri Egan said in a statement.
Therefore, the importance of issuing REAL ID compliant driver's licenses is monumental in California, as it will ensure that millions of circulated IDs will be in the hands of legitimate individuals and out of the clutches of wrong-doers.
The 2005 REAL ID Act set minimum standards for state-issued driver's licenses and identification cards.
Despite assurances that the United States would not create a national ID, which would allow government to track Americans, it came in the form of "REAL ID."
Prior to Congress's passage of the REAL ID Act ("REAL ID") in 2005, no single standard governed the circumstances in which an immigration judge (IJ) could require an asylum applicant to provide extrinsic evidence to corroborate credible testimony.