Employment of Aliens (8 U.S.C. s. 1324a)
- It is illegal to knowingly hire or recruit aliens who have not been lawfully admitted in
the U.S. or who are not authorized to work in the U.S.
- An employer must swear that it has verified that each individual being hired is not an
- An employer must also have applicants sign a special form swearing that they are either
citizens or nationals of the United States, lawful permanent residents, or aliens
authorized to work. This is called an I-9 form.
- Employers cannot discriminate against legal aliens.
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