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REAL ID Update and Call to Action

The fight against the REAL ID Act is now in the Senate
Thursday, April 7th to Tuesday April 12th

The fight against the REAL ID Act is now in the Senate.  This week, there will be a markup in the appropriations committee where members will determine whether the appropriations bill for the war on Iraq and tsunami relief will include "THE REAL ID ACT" when it goes for a vote on the Senate floor.

It appears that the Senate Appropriations Committee will consider a supplemental appropriations bill without THE REAL ID.  But THE REAL ID will still come up during a Senate/House conference once the Senate passes its appropriations bill.  It could also come up on the Senate floor.  In short, the REAL ID Act is still alive.  We need to act to ensure that THE REAL ID ACT is not attached to the emergency military supplemental appropriations bill!  (Please see bottom of document for more background information.)

Real ID (HR 418) Fact Sheet

Amnesty International brief on the READ ID

The REAL ID Act of 2005 and Its Negative Impact on Asylum Seekers