Don’t Forget – You need your real ID traveling in the United States

July 31, 2019

In recent months, the Transportation Security Administration (“TSA”) has started to post signs in airport security lines all over the United States making travelers aware that there is a new requirement that State-issued identification cards or licenses need to meet in order to be valid. Effective on October 1, 2020, all passengers flying within the U.S. will…

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Drones in the News

January 2, 2019

BridgehouseLaw has been publishing articles about drones, and security questions numerous time.   Just in the past couple of weeks, the little flyers made the news twice. First, right before Christmas, Gatewick Airport in Londonshut down and grounded flights because of alleged drone sightings. The police is investigating 67 reports of drone sightings between December 19…

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Congress Passes Legislation Standing Up Cybersecurity Agency in DHS

November 23, 2018

On November 16, 2018, President Trump signed into law a bill that authorizes the reorganization of the US Department of Homeland Security’s National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) into a new cybersecurity agency, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).  The new federal agency operating within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will have a…

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Starting April 25: New TSA Rules on Carry-On Items

March 8, 2013

(c) The Transportation Security Administration announces new rules allowing passengers to carry small knives and some sports equipment aboard airplanes. This new rule shall allow the TSA Officers to better focus on finding higher threat items such as explosives. The blades can be up to 6 centimeters (2.36 inches) long and no more than…

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Complaints About Changed Pat-Downs at Airports

November 19, 2010

As previous reported on our blog, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has changed the way it manually searches passengers. In the three weeks since the TSA began more aggressive pat-downs of passengers at airport security checkpoints, traveler complaints have poured in. As reported in today’s NY Times, some offer graphic accounts of genital contact, others…

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