Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pennsylvania custom id card for voting

Pennsylvania Department of State announced a new identification document on Friday. Custom photo id card will be valid for 10 years and only for voting purposes. Voter id law passed by the state Congress and quickly signed by the Governor … Continue reading

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Another Wisconsin judge against voter ID law

We wrote few months ago about¬†Dane County District Judge Richard Niess permanently blocking Wisconsin voter id law based on concerns of voter suppression. ¬†Only yesterday another judge made his previously temporary injection permanent. Dane County Judge David Flanagan wrote in … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania voter id law faces lawsuit

It seemed like the law passed in such a smooth way would have to problem coming into force. We wrote some time ago about Amish community where being photographed is against religious beliefs and application for no photograph state id … Continue reading

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Pakistanis living abroad will get new id card

London, United Kingdom: The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), Pakistan government agency responsible for providing identification for citizens and introducing e-government services, will be introducing a new smart id card for Pakistan citizens living outside of the home country. … Continue reading

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man arrested for wearing police id badge

Last week a man was arrested in Fort Myers Airport and charged for impersonating law enforcement officer. During a busy afternoon last Wednesday a male wearing a police like badge on his belt was spotted just outside airport terminal building … Continue reading

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Florida, ID theft ring busted

Last week Sumter County Sheriff’s Office busted a 3 people ID theft ring in Gainesville Florida. This wasn’t very sophisticated scheme, 2 homeless and a young guy with laptop and a custom id card printer. Homeless woman, wearing a poorly … Continue reading

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night club photo and official id badge recall

A photo taken at a nightclub has caused a lot of trouble for Cudahy Sheriff. The photo presents a women in a local nightclub smiling, holding two guns and wearing a badge that resembles the Sheriff’s one. The photo emerged … Continue reading

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Qatari minister reminds about smart ID card importance

Colonel Abdullah Saad al-Buainain, the director of Nationality and Travel Documents department reminded Qatar residents to take good care of their national smart ID cards. ID badge holders should keep the documents in safe place and use photocopy where possible … Continue reading

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jail time for getting id cards to illegal aliens

Houma, Louisiana based, 41 years old Holly Calva was sentenced to 33 months of prison time last week by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote in federal court in Lafayette. Additionally one year of supervised release will follow the jail … Continue reading

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Georgia new id card causes delay

Georgia is another state which became REAL-ID compliant effective July 1st 2012. Real-ID act is a legislation that passed the Congress in 2005 as a result of security improvements after 9/11 terrorist attack. The ruling sets requirements for application for … Continue reading

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