New York City Municipal Identification Card
Author: New York Immigration lawyer Alena Shautsova
New York City is ready to issue municipal Ids to all its residents, regardless of Immigration status.
While the NYC ID card will unlikely to pass the test for Real ID act, its benefits include access to NYC social programs and services. In addition, the card can be used for identification purposes in order to gain access to the City buildings.
The NYC Id comes with one year free membership at selected museums.
One may read about it at http://www1.nyc.gov/site/idnyc/index.page.