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Arizona, Maryland, and Wyoming To Participate in E-Verify Ride Program

As of July 31, 2017, Arizona, Maryland, and Wyoming are official participants in the federal government’s E-Verify enhancement program, RIDE. The Record and Information from DMVs for E-Verify (RIDE) verifies the validity of state-issued driver’s licenses and ID card information by matching data entered by employers into E-Verify against state departments of motor vehicles records. … Continue Reading

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Extends REAL ID Document Enrollment Dates Affecting State-Issued Driver’s Licenses and IDs

Pursuant to its phased implementation of the REAL ID Act, which establishes minimum standards for the production and issuance of state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards and prohibits federal agencies from accepting non-compliant versions of these documents for official purposes, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced an extension of document enrollment rules. … Continue Reading

Washington State Considers Two-Tiered Driver’s License System

The races for governor and attorney general in Washington State, one of only two states in the nation that do not require proof of legal U.S. residency to apply for a driver's license, have underscored a proposal to create a two-tiered system mirroring the Utah model - which extends driving permits to immigrants who cannot prove legal U.S. residency but does not allow this document to serve as proof of valid identification.… Continue Reading
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