The federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) requires employers to verify the legal status and right to work of all new hires. To satisfy verification requirements, employers should ask all new hires for documents establishing both identity and work authorization.
There is additional information on these requirements.
Public employer. State law requires all public employers to register with and use a "status verification system" to verify the federal employment authorization status of all new employees.
Contractor requirements. Public employers may not enter into a contract for the physical performance of services within ...