States Get Extra Time On Launch of 'Real ID'
Washington Post — The Bush administration will allow states to postpone the planned May 2008 launch of a program to toughen security requirements for driver's licenses by up to 19 months, in response to complaints about the projected $11 billion cost and potential disruptions, congressional and Department of Homeland Security officials said yesterday. Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/02/28/AR2007022801942.html
FYI - Real ID Act
States Maneuver to Avoid Penalties of New Federal ID Program Washington Post — The governors of Maine and South Carolina are working with the Department of Homeland Security to avert a showdown before tomorrow's deadline over a federal demand for new driver's...
A Clearer Picture on Voter ID The New York Times — THIS is a major election year. Unfortunately, our two major political parties — Democratic and Republican — continue to disagree on some of the rules that apply to the administration...
States Get Extra Time On Launch of 'Real ID' Washington Post — The Bush administration will allow states to postpone the planned May 2008 launch of a program to toughen security requirements for driver's licenses by up to 19 months, in response...
DHS Confirms Real ID Act Regulations Coming A coalition of 38 states, led by Missouri Representative Jim Guest, is working against the Real ID Act expected to be detailed soon—possibly within a day. Read more: http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,2099421,00.asp...
FATCA in the News
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- FATCA Losing Its Way
- Overseas Americans: Time to Say 'Bye' to Uncle Sam?
- From 'The Hill': FATCA, a Simple Premise Gone Terribly Wrong', co-authored by AARO Board Member Victoria Ferrauge
- How to Lose Friends, Citizens and Influence (July 18)
- Letter from Congressman Bill Posey to Treasury Secretary Lew, questioning the feasibility of FATCA implementation
- Reed-Schumer Amendment on "Ex-Citizen Tax Dodgers"