If I employ an immigrant, what documents to I need to prove that they are legal?

Asked over 2 years ago - Brooklyn, NY

I'm starting a small business, and don't want to get in trouble for hiring people who are in the United States illegally.


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  1. Renee Juanita Tello

    Contributor Level 9

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    Answered . You would need to complete Form I-9for each employee and make sure that they have valid work authorization. Valid work authorization must be unexpired documents such as a U.S. passport, Green Card, Employment Authorization Document etc. Form I-9 provides an extensive list of acceptable documentation.

  2. Wolf W Kaufmann

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    Answered . You need to fill out a form I-9 for every employee, citizen or not. Go to the USCIS website and find the instructions for form I-9

    Wolf W. Kaufmann
    Southern California Immigration Attorney
    www.wolfklaw.com
    951-710-3250

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  3. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . TO find out, click here

    http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem...

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    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more

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