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New REAL ID Introduced In Illinois

A new type of driver’s license or ID card is available in Illinois. The REAL ID was introduced by the Illinois Secretary of State yesterday in Springfield. The new ID meets federal guidelines allowing the holder to board airplanes for U.S. travel or to enter secure federal facilities. Passengers must have either the REAL ID or a passport to fly starting in October 2020.

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

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