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Alabama Crime Victims
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Accepted Documentation for Proof of Legal Presence

You must be a U.S. citizen, legally present in the U.S., or an alien eligible for public benefits to qualify for compensation benefits.
Proof of this must be provided for BOTH the claimant AND the victim.

If you are an U.S. citizen:
Please provide the Commission with a copy of one of the following documents:

If the Commission is not satisfied with the authenticity of a copy of one of the above-listed documents, it may request that the original or a certified
copy be submitted for inspection. If you obtain(ed) your birth certificate after the date of your victimization, the Commission will reimburse you for
the cost of the birth certificate if your claim is approved. The Commission does not reimburse for passports.

 

If you are not a U.S. citizen:
Please provide the Commission with a copy of one of the following documents
and positive verification in the (SAVE) system as proof of legal presence:

Documents not included in this list will be examined on a case-by-case basis.
Your legal presence will be verified by the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) system.

 

To be considered lawfully present in the U.S.:
Please provide a copy of one of the following documents to the Commission for inspection:

If the Commission is not satisfied with the authenticity of a copy of one of the above-listed documents, it may request that the original or a certified
copy be submitted for inspection. The Commission can only provide compensation benefits to U.S. citizens, individuals legally present in the U.S., and
aliens eligible for public benefits. Victims of domestic violence and certified victims of human trafficking are considered to be aliens eligible for public
benefits.