Dallas May Offer IDs for All Residents, Including Unauthorized Immigrants

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is hopeful that the city will be able to offer photo IDs to all residents who “believe Dallas is their home,” including unauthorized immigrants.Rawlings announced the city’s plan to study identification cards, which would include a resident’s photo, name and address, on Tuesday. The announcement coincided with the "Cities' Day of Immigration Action," an event organized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.Municipal IDs help immigrants who might not have access to other types of identification to cash checks, seek employment, obtain library cards and have access to other municipal services.  Continue reading...

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