Category Archives: id card news in the US

US Green Card wins International Innovation Award

HID Global has announced that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Permanent Resident Card won ACT Canada “International Innovation Award” in Identity Management category. USCIS green card is an ID card issued for US permanent residents. LaserCard, HID Global card … Continue reading

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AZ: mexican worked with expired ID card stopped at nuclear plant

Last Wednesday Sheriff arrested a contractor worker Cruz Loya Alvares; reason for the arrest was suspicion of criminal trespassing on a nuclear power station. The contractor tried to enter the facility a day before but was refused due to expired … Continue reading

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Idaho: DMV has completed transition to new ID card and driver’s license

Idaho Transportation Department announced the transition to the new ID card and driver’s licenses is completed as of July 12th 2011. Both state ID card and driver’s license carry state of the art security features protecing the documuents against forgery. … Continue reading

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PA: id badge for secretary of health spikes controversy

Pennsylvania health department secretery Eli Avila ordered an ID badge for himself and 9 branded jackets for his team. He faced critcism for his action as in Pennsylvania only law enforcement personnel get ID badges while all state employees get … Continue reading

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Richmond, CA: municipal ID card – done deal

City council voted unanimously for municipal ID card on Tuesday evening ending a long debate over the issue. According to the new rule every resident of Richmond who spent at least 15 days of past 30 days in the city … Continue reading

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WI: free state photo ID card for voters

Starting July 1st Wisconsin started issuing free ID cards. This is a result of the new voting law that takes effect starting next year. An applicant for free ID card has to be 18 years old by the next elections, … Continue reading

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MA: check ID badge of utility company workers

National Grid has warned Massachusetts residents about impostors and con artists in the area. Incidents of individuals acting as National Grid without proper ID badge have been reported in Foxboro, Lowell and Chelmsford. The company is working with police investingating … Continue reading

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ID badges for lobbyists?

Massachusetts house proposed rule for lobbyist to wear ID badges hits heavy resistance from John Binienda, Democratic Rep., chairman of the House Rules Committee. He said “Hitler during the concentration camps tattooed all of the Jewish people so he would … Continue reading

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Minnesota: ID badge required to enter the capitol in case of shutdown

Unless budget agreement is reached by Friday the state will be limiting access to the public premises. Capitol will be closed to the public except for those who have a scheduled hearing. All Capitol tunnels will be closed except for … Continue reading

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Orange County, CA: ID bagde of sheriff’s deputy stolen

The burglary took place on Wednesday, June 8th at night, between 7PM and 9 PM on the parking lot in front of Clearman’s North Woods Inn in La Miranda. Aside from the ID badge 2 Glock handguns were stolen as … Continue reading

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