A July 22 report by Axios, which cited two sources familiar with the issue, mentioned that the ID cards sought to incentivize "check-ins and more frequent communication with law enforcement during immigration proceedings." It added that the identification would grant illegal aliens "easier access to government services and benefits."
The temporary photo IDs would be issued to illegal aliens who are awaiting decision on their immigration status. Alongside a picture of the bearer, the cards would have "cutting-edge security features" – including a QR code that would provide access to court information and documents via an app.
A spokesperson for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed the details of the plan, dubbed as the ICE Secure Docket Card program. They described the program as part of a bigger initiative "to modernize various forms of documentation provided to provisionally-released [illegals] through a consistent, verifiable [and] secure card."
Axios mentioned that the ID card would allow illegals to prove that their immigration cases are now pending in the system via the QR code. It also suggested that the card could be presented for plane travel or state benefits.
The spokesperson added that the ID card program's primary goal is to "improve current, inconsistent paper forms that often degrade rapidly in real world use."
However, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) pointed out that the plan to issue ID cards to illegals contradicts the government's responsibility to secure the southern border.
"During the worst border crisis in history, the Biden administration is now handing out ID cards to illegal migrants to make it easier to travel throughout the U.S.," he told the Daily Mail. "[This is] the exact opposite of what [they] should be doing."
The administration's plan to issue ID cards for illegal aliens followed an admission by former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki that illegal immigrants were given free smartphones for monitoring purposes.
Back in April, Psaki outlined three technologies the administration was using to track illegals crossing the border in response to Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy. Two of the technologies involved the use of mobile devices such as smartphones. (Related: Jen Psaki confirms that ILLEGALS are given FREE SMARTPHONES for tracking purposes.)
First, the telephonic technology. It uses a participant's voice to create a biometric voiceprint during the enrollment process. When immigration officers call the participant to check in on their location, the latter's voice is compared to the voiceprint on the database.
Second, the SmartLink technology. It utilizes facial recognition technology to monitor where an illegal immigrant is located using their smartphone.
Third, the global positioning system. It relies on satellite tracking through an ankle bracelet to track illegal immigrants' location and movement patterns.
Doocy followed up by asking if the Biden administration was concerned about illegals throwing the smartphones away – subsequently rendering the tracking technologies useless. However, Psaki refused to answer his question.
"[The Biden administration is] ensuring that individuals who irregularly migrate to the U.S. not only proceed through a process of being monitored, [but also participate] in (a) hearing to determine whether or not they will be able to stay," the press secretary told reporters during the same April 6 media briefing.
She added: "I would note that nearly 80 percent of non-citizens released at the border from Department of Homeland Security custody under prosecutorial discretion have either received a notice to appear or are still within their window to report. So actually – the vast, vast majority of people are reporting. In part, we have these monitors and monitoring systems in order to do that effectively."
Watch this video about Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' plan to issue IDs and driver's license to illegals.
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