Homeland Security proposes delayed Real ID rollout

January 11, 2008
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If the Bush administration gets its way, all Americans will be required to present Real ID-compliant identification documents–or risk facing “inconveniences” at airports and federal buildings–by 2017.

In a matter-of-fact outline of the final rules governing the controversial program, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on Friday vowed to counteract the naysayers and defend what he called a “more secure form of identification that will serve both our homeland security and our individual concerns about personal privacy.” (