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Legislation would once again allowconsular ID cards to be accepted in AZ

Feb 26, 2021 - The Arizona Daily Star

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PHOENIX — Arizona could be on the verge of reversing a decade-old law that was part of anti-immigrant efforts.

A measure headed to Gov. Doug Ducey would once again allow state and local government agencies to accept consular ID cards as a valid form of identification. The cards are issued by foreign governments to provide a method of their citizens to identify themselves while in a foreign country.

There is a caveat: Only those cards that include “biometric...