Phoenix Considers Municipal ID Cards For Its Residents

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The Phoenix City Council will vote today on whether to issue municipal ID cards to residents. If approved, Phoenix would join a growing number of cities in the U.S. to offer these photo identification cards to people such as the elderly and immigrants.

The move is being celebrated by immigration rights groups who say the IDs would improve interactions with city law enforcement. But the idea also has some vocal opponents.

Carrie Jung from Here & Now contributor KJZZ reports.

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Carrie Jung, senior field correspondent for KJZZ in Phoenix. She tweets @Jung_Carrie.

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