Thursday, February 10, 2005

Show Your Papers

Well, it seems as if my days of mocking Yurpeans for their national ID cards and the like are just about over.

Hoping to keep drivers licenses out of the hands of terrorists, the House voted Thursday to make states verify that applicants are U.S. citizens or legal immigrants.

Republicans pushed the measure through on a 261-161 vote despite protests from governors and state motor vehicle departments that it would be too costly and would require them to take on the role of immigration officers.