Birth Certificates

Illinois Driver's Licenses And ID Cards Might Not Be Good Enough To Fly Next YearIllinois has been dragging its feet on federal security rules for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards. The 2005 REAL ID Act requires state officials to verify birth certificates through the Electronic Verification of Vital Events system in order to meet federal security and anti-terrorism guidelines.
Illinois Adoptees Receiving Original Birth Certificates Thanks To New LawIn this Original Report, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez shares one woman's emotional journey- and efforts to expand adoption laws.
Man Finds Sensitive Employee Data In File Cabinet He Bought From SearsA Chicago man said Sears is lucky he's honest; otherwise, the retailer could have exposed hundreds of its former employees to identity theft.
State Ends Requirement Of Proof Of Genital Surgery For Birth Certificate Gender ChangesThe State of Illinois is ending the requirement that people who change their gender on their birth certificates submit proof of genital surgery.
Thousands Of Adoptees Apply For Original Birth CertificatesThe State of Illinois says it has received more than 4,000 applications from adoptees who want copies of their original birth certificates.
Transgender Illinoisans Win Changes On Birth CertificatesThree Illinois residents who have changed their gender are going to get new birth certificates that reflect the change.
Transsexuals Sue After State Refuses To Change Gender On Birth CertificatesA class action lawsuit was filed claiming that the state of Illinois refuses to change the gender on birth certificates of transsexual people unless they’ve undergone genital surgery.
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