New law says flyers must bring passport, not driver's license, to airport

New Law Says Flyers Must Bring Passport, Not Drivers License, To Airport

Traveling in the U.S. is about to get tougher thanks to the Real ID Act -- which Congress passed in 2005 as a counterterrorism measure.

People in New York, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Louisiana and American Samoa can no longer show their driver's licenses at airports.

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Apparently, a license doesn't "provide enough verification."

So, if you don't have a passport, you may want to consider applying for one -- because starting in 2016, you may very well need it.

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