Oregon considers new forms of ID

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Gov. John Kitzhaber has assembled a work group to consider alternative forms of driver identification.

Alternatives could allow licenses without proof of “legal presence,” as is the case in Washington and New Mexico. Or they could take the form of driving privilege cards, as in Utah.

Most states, including Oregon, require drivers to provide documents offering proof of legal presence in the United States before licenses can be issued. That could be a birth certificate, passport or tribal ID.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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