Philadelphia did its homework before launching municipal ID program
Some municipal ID programs have hit snags with immigration authorities, but leaders in Philadelphia said they took their time and did their research.
Chicago prepares to shield immigrant data with municipal ID program
Undeterred by threats from the Justice Department, Chicago is soliciting vendors for a municipal ID system, an approach some sanctuary cities have used to provide resources to undocumented residents.
Judge: NYC can destroy immigration data tied to municipal IDs
Pending appeal, a Staten Island judge ruled the city can discard all immigration records, effectively protecting them from seizure by federal authorities.
Boston could pursue municipal ID cards by year's end if privacy challenges are overcome
In an effort to build an inclusive city where even its "most vulnerable" residents can feel a sense of security and belonging, the mayor's office pursues proposals on a municipal ID card program.