The Obama Administration has once again delayed the implementation of the REAL ID Act. Instead of enforcing the federal law, which was supposed to take effect January 15 of this year, the Department of Homeland Security (DH has granted at least a six-month "temporary deferment" to all states that have not yet met its requirements. (DHS Release, Dec. 20, 2012) Contrary to the REAL ID Act, this temporary deferment allows Federal agencies to continue to accept non-compliant driver's licenses and identification cards for boarding commercial aircraft and other official purposes. (Id.) This includes driver's license and ID cards issued to illegal aliens.