This Never Happens To American Citizens...

...except when it does.

Immigration Officials Detaining, Departing American Citizens

So scary. It could happen to anyone born in the USA. If Real ID is implemented nationwide, just how difficult would it be to reverse identity theft? Or what if a natural disaster destroyed your original birth certificate? Or what if your hometown city hall simply 'lost' your certificate someday. To quote Donald Rumsfeld, stuff happens!