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This Is Revolutionizing The Way Cities Treat Undocumented Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 06.25.2014 | Latino Voices

New York City lawmakers are expected to approve legislation Thursday creating a program to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain municipal identific...

Free to Be... Anonymously

Andrew Tucker Avorn | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York
Andrew Tucker Avorn

On Thursday, a federal court struck down a New York City Transit Authority rule that permitted police officers to ask anyone on Transit Authority property for their ID. The right to anonymity is not mentioned in the Constitution, but it fits with established American ideals of privacy.

Democracy on the Ballot

Joe Lauria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The news media tends to concentrate on the more dramatic horserace rather than the complicated issues surrounding how the winner will be determined. But the public is evidently interested.

ID Cards are Obsolete Technology

Mark A. Shiffrin and Avi Silberschatz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Mark A. Shiffrin and Avi Silberschatz

The science of verifying the identity of individuals by relying on paper-based technology is inexact at best. Yesterday's obsolete technologies cannot be effectively used to solve tomorrow's problems.

UK Spends Billions On Controversial High-Tech ID Cards, Forgets Card Readers

Crunch Gear | Devin Coldewey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

This has to be one of the dumbest things I've heard in a long time. The UK has spent £4.4 billion ($6.6bn US) on a controversial high-tech National I...

San Francisco Approves ID Cards For Illegal Immigrants

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

San Francisco will give resident identification cards to illegal immigrants under a plan approved on Tuesday amid a fierce nationwide debate on granti...