What You Should Know about Washington’s REAL ID Compliance

[Resource links below in Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and Chinese] UPDATE 3/27/2020: The Department of Homeland Security announced 3/26/2020 that enforcement of the REAL ID Act has been delayed until October 1, 2021. This is due to closures of the DOL offices during the COVID-19 pandemic.  ACTUALIZACIÓN 27/03/2020: El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional anunció el 26/03/2020 que la aplicación de la …

Time to Weigh in on the New Washington Driver’s License

After years of fending off the US Department of Homeland Security, in the 2017 legislative session Washington State agreed (despite opposition from immigrant and civil liberties groups) to enact legislation that would bring the State into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, which established minimum requirements for state-issued driver’s licenses. With several allies, OneAmerica succeeded in ensuring that the law signed by …