SSA may disclose information to DHS, USCIS, as necessary, when processing aliens’
applications for Social Security numbers (SSN) or claims for benefits to verify the
authenticity of immigration documents submitted by aliens as evidentiary documentation.
Information pertaining to the identity of, and the documentation provided by, the
alien may be disclosed.
The verifications are done through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements
(SAVE) program either online (by an online SAVE query) or manually by Form G-845,
Document Verification Request).
See RM 10210.210, RM 10214.110, RM 10214.170, and other parts of RM 10200.000 for comprehensive procedures
concerning verifying evidentiary documentation submitted by aliens.