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Dubai: national ID card mandatory when visiting DMV

The rule that every transaction at Dubai DMV has to be accompanied by national ID card is over a year old. It has not been strictly enforced though due to delays at EIDA centers making many residents unable to get … Continue reading

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Sharjah: national ID card required for visa renewal

Effective December 1st all expatriates seeking visa renewal in Sharjah need to obtain national ID card first. As in other emirates ID card registration centers will be linked with Preventive Medicine Centres which cunduct visa medical screenings. Nine participating centers … Continue reading

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WI: id badge from tech college good for voting

Wisconsin Government Accountability Board decided on Wednesday to change its previous decision and allow Mid-State Technical College students to use school photo id cards as form of identification during elections. Previous decision of the board interpet the voting bill as … Continue reading

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CA: fake ID card maker arrested

Couple of young men were arrested in Isla Vista, CA earlier this week for making fake id cards. Main suspect Kotarou Maruyama was found to posses several forged California Driver’s licenses. During a search conducted in his residence more fake … Continue reading

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Milwakee: journalist arrested despite the id badge

Kristyna Wentz-Graff was handcuffed and taken into custody when covering protest rally.The protest march took places last Wednesday and was linked with Occupy Wall Street movement. The journalist and 2 students were arrested after failing to follow police calls to … Continue reading

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Chicago: fake cops flashing ID badges

Numerous incidents have been reported in Chicago area about unknown men posing as undercover police investigators. During one of the incidents impostors walked into Dorothy Martorano house without knocking and flashed a badge only after spotted by the house residents. … Continue reading

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Navajo ID card test run

After close to 10 years of preparations Navajo Nation will issue 100 test photo ID cards to its randomly selected members. The new ID card is expected to replace the green paper based Certificates of Indian Blood which were easier … Continue reading

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student arrested for forging college id cards

20 years old student was arrested last week in Walla Walla, Washington with charges of second-degree identity theft and second-degree burglary. Simon Van Neste is a student at Whitman College. His arrest followed an alert from college monitoring system about … Continue reading

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tricky student photo ID debit cards

Colleges and universities accross the nation team up with banks to combine student identification with debit card. Sounds like a great idea on the first glance? it certainly does but when it comes to money and sharing personal data caution … Continue reading

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fingerprint on China ID card

Newly proposed legislation requires fingerprint data to be stored on Resident Identity Cards. In China every citizen age 16 and older is required to have a national photo ID card. By adding additional security to the document law makers expect … Continue reading

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