A nationwide communication system outage was causing problems at Illinois driver’s license facilities where many were applying for Real ID applications, according to the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators was experiencing an outage, downing their “external verification systems” in all 50 states, the Secretary of State’s Office said in a statement. “Unfortunately,...
The acting secretary of Homeland Security is taking aim Tuesday at new laws in New York, New Jersey and other states that allow immigrants to get driver’s licenses without proof they are in the U.S. legally, and restrict data sharing with federal authorities. Chad Wolf sent a memo to all the components of Homeland Security, which include U.S. Customs...
What exactly is the Real ID and why the change? NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski explains.