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New driver's license law could affect travel plans

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 17:51:27-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The busy holiday travel season is just a couple of months away, but the ID you use to board flights this year may not work next year.

That's because of a law passed by Congress back in 2005.

As of October 2020, every U.S. citizen must have a ‘Real ID’.

This means your drivers license must now have a gold star on it on the top right.

This is needed to fly anywhere within the U.S.

What's the reasoning behind the law?

What does it means for you?

Hear the details tonight here on KRIS 6 News.