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Re: [PROPOSED WORK ITEM] Citizenship Vocabulary

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 11:31:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJX-ke1iVCqTU8ygwc0hVOdRB+1PtfgqBEzTazfJLdXxA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Cc: Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
On Thu, 24 Sep 2020 at 21:24, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> As many of you are already aware, the US Department of Homeland Security
> United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS/USCIS) has been
> operating a program through the DHS Silicon Valley Innovation Program
> (SVIP) to create a digital version of the Permanent Resident Card (aka
> Green Card) based off of the W3C Verifiable Credentials global standard.
>
>
> https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/2018/12/04/news-release-st-seeks-collaborative-blockchain-innovations
>
> As a part of this work, companies that were involved in the work
> coordinated to build a Verifiable Credentials extension that was capable
> of addressing the use cases contemplated by DHS/USCIS. The result of
> that collaboration is here:
>
> https://digitalbazaar.github.io/citizenship-vocab/
>
> The Citizenship data model was then put through a series of
> interoperability tests earlier this year to ensure that it led to
> technical interoperability that was provably testable:
>
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-credentials/2020Jun/0100.html
>
> Based on the success of those initial interoperability tests, the
> Editors of the specification (from Digital Bazaar and Secure Key) would
> like to request that it is added as an official W3C CCG Work Item.
>
> I have opened the request here:
>
> https://github.com/w3c-ccg/community/issues/155


+1 upvoted on github too


>
>
> -- manu
>
> --
> Manu Sporny - https://www.linkedin.com/in/manusporny/
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> blog: Veres One Decentralized Identifier Blockchain Launches
> https://tinyurl.com/veres-one-launches
>
>
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