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According to the Times story, an ICE arrest report for one man noted that “It was discovered that he had utilized a Mexican birth certificate to apply for his driver’s license.”
Twelve states -- California, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Vermont and Washington -- allow undocumented immigrants to get driver's licenses. …
Yeah you have to jump through more hoops than Shamu when you deal with gov agencies.
Because it's the DMV.
Depending on your utility provider, you may or may not be able to connect utility services online. Either way, there are a few documents that you should prepare to have on hand while connecting your utilities. Use the list below as a general guideline, but be sure to check in with your local utility provider’s website for more specific information, if available.
1. Proof of Identity
Most – if not all – utility providers require documentation that you are who you say you are!
Examples: Social Security card, valid driver’s license, passport, alien registration card, state-issued photo ID
2. Proof of Residence
You’ll also need to show documentation that you’re living in the new area of service.
Examples: Lease/rental agreement, mortgage account or proof of homeownership, property tax bill or receipt, utility or telephone bill, voter registration card, vehicle registration card or title, check with printed name and address ...
originally posted by: Allaroundyou
a reply to: blend57
Next time something like this happens call your local senator. Does not matter if there is a D or R in front of there designation. They are there to serve you. Recently my sister was going to travel to Costa Rica and they mucked up her last name on the passport. I called my local senator who was a republican and within 5 days the problem was fixed.
originally posted by: VictorVonDoom
And yet, we never seem to have mass shootings at DMVs.
originally posted by: Subrosabelow
a reply to: blend57
I hear ya on this.
One of my daughters is in a similar situation. She needs a copy of her SS card, but has no picture ID and she can't get a picture ID without at least 3 pieces of identification. We can't get those pieces of ID without a picture ID. It's like this incredible circle of red tape and hoops and there's no way out.