Monthly Archives: May 2011

Kenya: new fee for national ID card replacement

Kenyan Immigration and Registration of Persons minister Otieno Kajwang has introduced 300 Kenyan Shillings fee for national ID card replacement 1 Kenyan shilling = 0.0116 US dollars. The reason for the decision was that the ID card, that was previously … Continue reading

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UAE ID card should take no longer than 10 days to issue

Emirates ID Authority (EIDA) announced today the delays would be dramatically reduced. Dr Ali Khouri, EIDA director general said “From our side, it will take a maximum of five days to produce the cards, as we are re-engineering our procedures … Continue reading

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TN: verify FEMA ID badge before sharing information

Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reminded Tennessee flood victims to be aware of scam artists presence. Number of cases has been reported when FEMA impostors asked flood victims personal information including Social Security Number. FEMA officials remind that all agency representatives … Continue reading

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RI: another state in prep for voter ID law

Yesterday Rhode Island Senate voted 27:6 passing voter ID bill. If this becomes the law state ID card, driver’s license, military ID card, US Passport or voter ID card will be required to cast a ballot effective 2012 elections. Until 2014 some other forms of … Continue reading

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Arkansas: check ID badge of Federal Emergency Management Agency reps

Following the tornadoes in Arkansas FEMA reminded residents to check ID badges of its workers when they are visiting the victims of the disaster. Federal Coordinating Officer Nancy M. Casper of FEMA said “Times of crisis bring out the best in most … Continue reading

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new Israeli national ID cards would commemorate Holocaust victims

Israeli government has unveiled new id card design that would honor 6 million Nazi Holocaust victims. Each card will contain 6 David stars to remind about 6 million victims perished during WW2. For the same reason card will be numbered … Continue reading

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North Georgia EMC warns on imposters, check ID badge

Following the  storm of April 27th North Georgia Electric announced there will be more company personnel expected to work on the field estimating damages and assisting home rebuilds. Company officials warned about scam artists posing as NGEMC personnel and other crisis workers. … Continue reading

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student ID card sufficient to vote in Wisconsin?

After heated debate GOP offered student ID cards to be acceptable form of identification at the state election polls. The photo ID card needs to meet certain restrictions in order to be valid for voting; ID card has to issued … Continue reading

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NH: another state to require photo ID card to vote?

This week New Hampshire House of Representatives will vote on the bill to require producing government issued ID card in order to cast a ballot. House Election Law Committee suggests that a voter without a proper ID card would cast … Continue reading

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