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DHS makes citizens of Freely Associated States eligible for REAL IDs

  1. Original Date Announced

    September 4, 2019

    DHS issues final rule amending the regulatory definition of "temporary lawful status" at 6 CFR 37.3 to allow citizens of Freely Associated States residing in the United States to be eligible for full-term REAL ID driver's licenses and identification cards. This final rule was promulgated in response to the REAL ID Modification for Freely Associated States Act, Pub. L. No. 115-323 (Dec. 17, 2018).

    [ID #812]

    DHS Final Rule Regarding REAL ID Licenses for Citizens of Freely Associated States
  2. Effective Date

    September 4, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Rule
Subject Matter: Non-Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: DHS

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