By Parviz Malakouti-Fitzgerald, Esq
DACA recipients can fly domestically within the U.S.
I saw a question posted by a dreamer on social media the other day:
“Can I board a domestic flight with just my work permit or do i need my license?”
The answer is that the DACA work permit is acceptable to pass through TSA security screening to fly domestically within the United States, as of the date of this article.
The work permit is also called an “EAD” or an I-766. Here is the applicable language from the TSA’s website found here as of January 25th, 2024:
Transportation Security Administration list of acceptable ID
If you’re reading this article well into the future, you may want to check the TSA website for updates to the list of acceptable identification at a TSA checkpoint.
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