7 Alerts From the Real ID Tag

Getting REAL: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #478

With the February 25, 2018 newsletter regarding the advent of digital driver’s licenses, it is an appropriate time to provide an update on the implementation of the REAL ID Act of 2005. Over the past 12 years, the NMA and other civil liberties organizations have lobbied against REAL ID which in effect would convert your […]

DHS Delays Travel Restrictions, But Real ID Still Stirs Controversy: NMA E-Newsletter #366

In last week’s e-newsletter (DHS Moves to Restrict Travel: NMA E-Newsletter #365) we updated you on Real ID and the possibility of domestic air travel restrictions for passengers who couldn’t produce an acceptable ID. The good news is that the Department of Homeland Security just announced it will hold off on enforcing any restrictions for […]

DHS Moves to Restrict Travel: NMA E-Newsletter #365

Sometime this year the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will likely begin restricting the rights of U.S. citizens to travel freely throughout the country. At the end of last year DHS announced that sometime in 2016 it may require airline passengers to present either a traditional passport or Real ID-compliant identification to board a domestic […]

NMA E-Newsletter #330: About ‘About Us’

Most websites, particularly those offering a product or service, have an About Us section. That is where curious online viewers can learn more about the website sponsor, albeit through a controlled narrative. For an advocacy organization like the NMA, About Us can serve multiple purposes. It can inform those who are thinking about becoming a […]

NMA E-Newsletter #320: The Real Consequences of Real ID

The Transportation Security Authority (TSA) recently announced that by next year all domestic airline passengers will need to have either a traditional passport or a government-issued ID compliant with Real ID standards to board a plane. The new rule could take effect as early as January 2016. At that time, standard state-issued driver’s licenses will […]