US Dept. of Homeland Security is scrambling to avoid a potentially chaotic scenario in which driver's licenses issued by three and possibly four states would become legally unacceptable for presentation as airport identification beginning May 11. A US law enacted in 2005 compels states to issue licenses--the primary form of identification used by US citizens--with multiple federally approved security features. While the deadline for first-phase compliance is May 11, DHS has issued numerous ...

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