California sheriff to stop sharing license-plate data after settlement


The Marin County Sheriff's Office agreed to comply with a law that limits what data law enforcement shares with federal immigration agencies.

Philadelphia did its homework before launching municipal ID program


Some municipal ID programs have hit snags with immigration authorities, but leaders in Philadelphia said they took their time and did their research.

Chicago prepares to shield immigrant data with municipal ID program


Undeterred by threats from the Justice Department, Chicago is soliciting vendors for a municipal ID system, an approach some sanctuary cities have used to provide resources to undocumented residents.

Judge: NYC can destroy immigration data tied to municipal IDs


Pending appeal, a Staten Island judge ruled the city can discard all immigration records, effectively protecting them from seizure by federal authorities.

Boston could pursue municipal ID cards by year's end if privacy challenges are overcome


In an effort to build an inclusive city where even its "most vulnerable" residents can feel a sense of security and belonging, the mayor's office pursues proposals on a municipal ID card program.

Texas orders state agencies to use E-Verify


Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued ordered all state agencies and their contractors to begin using E-Verify immediately to prevent the hiring of illegal workers.