Alibi V.14 No.32 • Aug 11-17, 2005 


May I See Some Identification?

The Real ID Act will change current New Mexico driver's license laws and could pose a serious threat to civil liberties

Recently, Juana Perez was stopped by Albuquerque police and questioned about drinking and driving. While she talked with the policeman, La Migra, the immigration authorities, were standing near her car. She showed the officer her driver's license and wondered if the police and La Migra were working together to profile undocumented immigrants like herself.

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