"The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Programs are aware of current difficulties that some F and M students have when applying for public benefit such as a Social Security number (SSN) or driver’s licenses. The programs are working on a solution that will be implemented on September 14, 2012. Read more at Study in the States and check back on September 14." - USCIS, Sept. 7, 2012.