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USCIS is replacing the currently issued sticker that extends the validity of a Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card), with a revised Form I-797, Notice of Action, receipt notice of Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card.
SAVE can verify when a federal, state, or local government benefit or license applicant has received deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). These applicants may present an unexpired Form I-766, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) in combination with an I-797 Extension Notice issued by USCIS showing that their deferred action has been extended for one year. This unexpired EAD must contain a Category code of C33 and be issued on or after July 28, 2020. SAVE user agencies may need to institute additional verification in these situations.
On Jan. 2, 2020, USCIS will dispose of SAVE records that are more than 10 years old, which are those dated on or before Dec. 31, 2009. SAVE users have until Dec. 31, 2019, to download case information from the Historic Records Report if they want to retain information about these SAVE cases.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a Federal Register notice (FRN) extending the validity of Temporary Protected Status (TPS)-related documentation for beneficiaries under the TPS designations for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan. 
The Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for South Sudan for 18 months from Nov. 3, 2020, through May 2, 2022. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through May 2, 2022, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the individual eligibility requirements for TPS. The 60-day re-registration period runs from Nov. 2, 2020, through Jan. 4, 2021.
On September 10, 2020 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will launch a new Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) initiative to help federal means-tested public benefit-granting agencies comply with federal laws, regulations and policies related to financial support of aliens by their sponsors and agency reimbursement.
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 enforced 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.
The Department of Homeland Security has extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Somalia for 18 months from March 18, 2020, through Sept. 17, 2021. The extension allows currently eligible TPS beneficiaries to retain TPS through Sept. 17, 2021, so long as they otherwise continue to meet the individual eligibility requirements for TPS. The 60-day re-registration period runs from March 11, 2020 through May 11, 2020.

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