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DHS and SSA reauthorize a computer matching program to identify noncitizens who have left voluntarily or have been removed

  1. Date Announced

    Oct. 27, 2017

    A data matching program between DHS and the Social Security Administration (SSA) circumscribes the conditions under which DHS will disclose information about noncitizens who leave or are removed from the U.S. These noncitizens may be subject to suspension of payments or nonpayment of benefits or both, and recovery of overpayments. SSA will use DHS data to determine if suspension of payments, nonpayment of benefits, and/or recovery of overpayments, is applicable. The matching program announced in this notice will expire on January 18, 2019. [ID #866]

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  3. Subsequent Action

    December 16, 2019

    On December 16, 2019, the SSA announced that effective January 19, 2020, the matching program will remain in effect for a period of 18 months.

    DHS SSA Matching Program (84 Fed. Reg. 68537)
Status: Final/Actual
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: DHS SSA

Prior Policies

Subsequent Action

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