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New Mexico’s struggled for years with how to handle Real ID and created a two-tiered system where people have an option for an alternative license or identification card. A legal settlement announced on Tuesday, Aug. 21, will force the Motor Vehicle Division to accept more types of documentation for people who opt out of Real ID.

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An House bill aimed at bringing New Mexico driver’s licenses into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act is advancing in Santa Fe. It would allow people who are in the U.S. illegally to get driver’s privilege cards instead of a driver's license.

Missile Range Changes ID Policy

Jan 8, 2016
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White Sands Missile Range To Stop Accepting New Mexico IDs - Associated Press

White Sands Missile Range has announced it will no longer accept New Mexico driver's license as a form of identification from visitors.