Accept the validity of the TPS documents described in SI 00501.420E.1.a. and SI 00501.420E.1.b. without DHS verification.
If SSI eligibility is at issue for periods prior to the issue date of a document (i.e.,
an alien from El Salvador may have reapplied after a prior TPS period expired) or
the alien alleges that he or she is no longer in TPS status, verify the period of
TPS status with DHS in accordance with SI 00501.430C. Annotate item 7 of G-845 (Document Verification Request): “If alien has TPS under
section 244A, show date status was initially granted (and ends, if applicable) in
EXCEPTION: Do not verify TPS for a period prior to the issue date of the document if TPS could
not precede the issue date, e.g., the date that DHS granted TPS to a Salvadoran national
is so recent that reapplication would not be a requirement by the issue date, or the
alien is a national of a State other than El Salvador, see SI 00501.420D.2.