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Electronic Immigration Status Verification

SAVE is a fast, secure, and reliable online service that allows federal, state, and local benefit-granting agencies to verify a benefit applicant’s immigration status or naturalized/derived citizenship.

SAVE is administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a component of the Department of Homeland Security, and is dedicated to providing tailored training, support, and service to meet participating agency needs.


Under the president’s direction, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will reinstate Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians and will provide for continued work authorization through June 30, 2022. Accordingly, DHS automatically extends DED-related Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) with a printed expiration date of March 30, 2020, or Jan. 10, 2021, and a Category Code of A-11 through June 30, 2022.


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About SAVE

If you’re a benefit-granting agency, SAVE can help you maintain your program integrity by providing fast, secure and reliable immigration status information.
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Register for SAVE

You can register to participate in the SAVE program if you’re a federal, state or local government benefit-granting agency or licensing bureau authorized by law to verify immigration status.
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SAVE CaseCheck

CaseCheck is a free and fast service that lets you follow the progress of your SAVE verification case online.
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SAVE Resources

Our publications, videos, and helpful resources can help you with the SAVE program.