The U.S. National ID Law at Ten Years

Featuring Edward Hasbrouck

View the full event here: https://​www​.cato​.org/​e​v​e​n​t​s​/​u​s​-​n​a​t​i​o​n​a​l​-​i​d​-​l​a​w​-​t​e​n​-​years

The REAL ID Act sought to coerce states into using machine‐​readable technology with federally defined data elements in their cards, capturing digital images of identity‐​source documents, and providing other states electronic access to information contained in their motor vehicle databases. Edward Hasbrouck is a consultant to the Identity Project (Paper​sPlease​.org). He spoke at a recent Cato Institute event and comments on the prospects for the U.S. National ID law 10 years along.