Yes Weekly Covers FaithAction's New Alternative Immigrant ID Program

Date: 18 Apr 2013

By the time FaithAction International House Director David Fraccaro made the announcement at the end a community meeting on Sunday, the audience had thinned significantly, but the news could have a strong impact on immigrant communities in Greensboro: The city is poised to pilot an alternative ID program.

The identification card, which would be issued by FaithAction and would not be a substitute for a government-issued ID or driver’s license, has been initially approved by the Greensboro Police Department and the city manager’s office. Fraccaro told the audience at a community meeting about immigration that a year of conversations between immigrants and the police would likely culminate in a pilot project soon that would begin at congregations like St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where Sunday’s meeting was held.

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