2.0.4 Federal Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I–9

Policy Section: Employment

Policy Number and Title: 2.0.4 Federal Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I–9
Applicable to: All Employees
Effective Date: January 2009

Policy Statement

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) requires that all new employees, both regular and casual, establish their eligibility for employment in the United States. This federal law applies to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals hired after November 6, 1986. The employee must complete Section 1 of the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I – 9) at the time of hire (when he or she begins to work) and present proper documentation within three business days.
 
Employees who do not provide the necessary documentation within three business days must be discharged. In any event, the University will not issue a paycheck until the verification has been completed.

Procedures

All Employees: U.S. & Non-U.S. Citizens
Bring the appropriate original documents, which establish proof of identity and authorization to work, to the Office of Human Resources, 2 New South, to complete the employment verification process and I-9 form.

Additional Information

Additional Information
Requests for information should be addressed to Human Resources.
Obtaining the Form
To request a copy of an I-9 form, e-mail Human Resources.
 
The I-9 form and a list of acceptable documents are available on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services website.

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources
(609) 258-3300
Office of General Counsel
(609) 258-2500

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