US Department of Homeland Security

Sen. Cramer blocks Homeland Security nominees due to separation case

WASHINGTON (KVRR) — Senator Kevin Cramer is blocking Department of Homeland Security nominees because of an immigration case in North Dakota. A family is separated after the mother, a Canadian, inadvertently overstayed her visa. She has been barred from entering the U.S. for 10 years. Cramer says the woman received poor advice during the COVID pandemic which led her to…

REAL ID Enforcement Date One Year from Today

A standard driver's license will not be accepted for federal use on October 1, 2020.

MINNESOTA–The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s full REAL ID enforcement date is one year from today. Effective October 1, 2020 anyone 18 years or older wanting to fly within the U.S. or enter a federal facility will need a REAL ID, enhanced driver’s license or ID, passport or another acceptable form of ID. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says…