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The New Real ID is Coming

After the events of September 11, 2001, and the acts of terrorism committed against the United States, a commission was assembled to gather data and put perimeters in place to prevent an event of that magnitude from happening again. 517 more words

Should You Get a U.S. Passport Card?

You know what documents you need to get on an airplane. For most people in the U.S., you show your driver’s license to the TSA agent at the checkpoint. 921 more words


The Hand Of Man (or Santa Ana's Demise)

A fellow birder and photographer I met a few winters ago in pursuit of a Fork-tailed Flycatcher—a bird of Central and South America who somehow found his way to the wilds of Connecticut—recently posted a photo of a Great-crested Flycatcher perched on a feeder pole in her back yard. 2,190 more words

Gov. Dayton Asks Homeland Security For Real ID Extension

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota travelers could soon be clear for airport security for another year without a Real ID driver’s license.

Gov. Mark Dayton has asked Homeland Security for an extension to implement the new national security standards. 46 more words


Still No Extension for Real ID in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Federal bureaucrats have yet to give an extension allowing Missourians to fly with their driver’s licenses.

Missouri Governor Greitens said on Facebook Live that Missourians will be able to fly within the US using their drivers license in 2018, however the Department of Homeland Security has yet to extend their deadline from January 22 to use those drivers licenses. 55 more words


September is Passport Awareness Month

September 1, 2017

September is Passport Awareness Month. The U.S. Department of State is launching an awareness campaign to educate and inform travelers about upcoming changes to travel identification requirements for domestic flights. 342 more words


Travel Tip: Real ID Update

As some may already know, ID requirements within the last 10 years or so have changed. The Real ID Act was passed by Congress in 2005 which established security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards. 103 more words

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