You only need identification for airline travel not status. However, you do put yourself at more risk. As well and depending on the length of time you've overstayed and your family's immigration history, you may want to rethink your situation with the help of an experienced lawyer.
Yes, so long as the traveler has government issued identification (e.g. driver's license, state identification card, passport).
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J Charles Ferrari
Eng & Nishimura
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I agree that you can travel within the U.S., all you need is to show your passport - airline and security personnel are only/mainly checking if your name matches that which appears on your ticket. While you do expose yourself to some risk, the risk is much greater when an alien drives a vehicle without a license.