Advance Copy of CBP Notice: Designation of an Enhanced Driverís License and Identity Document Issued by the State of New York as a Travel Document under WHTIPublished: Dec 1, 2008 By: Federal Register Source: My Source
"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security has designated enhanced driverís licenses and identity documents (EDLs) issued by the State of New York (New York) as acceptable documents to denote identity and citizenship for purposes of entering the United States at land and sea ports of entry upon implementation of Section 7209 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. U.S. citizens possessing these EDLs will be permitted to present the EDLs as acceptable documents under Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) when entering the United States at land and sea ports of entry." FR Doc. 2008-28535 Filed 12/01/2008 at 8:45 am; Publication Date: 12/02/2008.