Seneca Nation offers members enhanced ID cards

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the Seneca Indian Nation now have another document option for cross-border travel.

The western New York tribe says it’s becoming the third in the country to issue Enhanced Tribal Identification Cards that comply with federal travel requirements.

The cards can be shown instead of a passport or enhanced driver’s license at land or sea borders. Tribal leaders say the cards have been approved by the Department of Homeland Security.

Seneca members must apply for them in person. The tribe began accepting applications earlier this month.

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