Citizenship and Alien Status FAQS

FAQS concerning Citizenship and Alien Status

Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement (SAVE)

SAVE – is an acronym for Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlement program.  The SAVE program is an intergovernmental information-sharing initiative that aids federal, state, and local benefit providers in determining noncitizen applicants’ immigration status and thereby ensures that only eligible applicants receive public benefits.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Child Care Subsidy: 340:40-7-5. […]

Refugee

Refugee – any person who is outside of his or her country of nationality who is unable or unwilling to return to that county because of persecution or a well-founded fear of persecution.  The persecution must be based on the alien’s race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.  Policy regarding […]

Permanent Resident

Permanent resident – is an alien who was admitted to the United States, has resided in the United States for a period greater than five years from the date of entry and who was lawfully admitted for permanent residence under the Immigration and Nationality Act. Policy regarding this term is located at: Child Care Subsidy:  […]

UpdatedIneligible Alien

Ineligible alien – is a person who is not a U.S. citizen and does not meet qualified alien status. LIHEAP: 340:20-1-11. Income and liquid resources. SNAP: 340:50-5-10.1. Excluded household members; 340:50-5-67. Citizenship and alien status; 340:50-7-29. Income inclusions; and 340:50-7-31. Deductions. SoonerCare (Medicaid): 317:35-5-25. Citizenship/alien status and identity verification requirements; and 317:35-5-63. Agency responsible for […]

Asylee Seeking Asylum

Asylee seeking asylum – is an alien who is found to be unable or unwilling to return to his or her country of nationality because of persecution or well-founded fear of persecution.  Policy regarding this term is located at: Child Care Subsidy: 340:40-7-5. Resources, residence, and citizenship. SNAP: 340:50-5-67. Citizenship and alien status. SoonerCare (Medicaid)[ABD […]

Alien

Alien – any person who is not a citizen or national of the United States.  Policy regarding aliens is located at: Child Care Subsidy: 340:40-7-5. Resources, residence, and citizenship; and 340:40-9-2. Case changes. LIHEAP: 340:20-1-10. Program factors; and 340:20-1-11. Income and liquid resources. Public Assistance Procedures (all programs): 340:65-3-1. Determination of eligibility; 340:65-5-1. Case changes. […]

Citizenship & Social Security Number Requirements

Requirements Within the Household Composition Only the child requesting care must meet citizenship or qualifying alien requirements. For more information regarding alien status see policy 340:40-7-5 .  The client’s signature on the FSS-1-B form, or electronic signature from OKDHSLive attests that the child(ren) are US citizens or qualified aliens. An alien child determined to have […]