German Administrative Court Decides: Skin Color Valid Factor for Spot ID Checks

April 2, 2012

According to the administrative court of Koblenz, Germany, federal police may use skin color and appearance in general as a deciding factor in whom to spot check on rail lines that are frequently used by illegal immigrants. In the case at hand, a police officer had asked a black German man to show ID. The…

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North Carolina: State Law to Provide for Acceptable ID’s

February 28, 2011

Introduced on February 2, 2011, North Carolina House Bill 33 clearly states what forms of identification are acceptable and can be used in order to determine “a person’s actual identity by a justice, judge, clerk, magistrate, law enforcement officer, or other government official.” There are five different forms of identification cards included in House Bill…

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