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SAVE

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.

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USCIS published a 30-day Federal Register noticed to invite public comments on a proposal to ask agencies that adjudicate federal means-tested public benefits to share how they use the information they receive from SAVE in the sponsor deeming and agency reimbursement processes.
On March 30, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum directing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf to extend the deferred eforced departure (DED) wind-down period for eligible Liberians through Jan. 10, 2021.
In an effort to prevent a lapse in employment authorizations for certain Liberians in the United States, on March 30, 2020, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum directing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf to extend the deferred enforced departure (DED) wind-down period for eligible Liberians through Jan. 10, 2021.

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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.