2.2.1 Employment Eligibility Verification (E-Verify)

Jackson State University is required by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the United States Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service to provide the age, birth date, and citizenship of all personnel employed.
These requirements are met through proper completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 designated by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).  The INS I-9 must be completed within three (3) days of the date of hire.  Employees are not eligible to begin employment until the employee has been E-Verified through the Immigration and Naturalization Service and has provided the required documentation. 
A full listing of acceptable documentation (ID’s) can be found on the I-9 form at www.uscis.gov/files/form/i-9.pdf.  At least two forms of identification will be required before employment.  The required documentation for new employees and foreign nationals are as follows:
New Employee
  • Original social security card
  • Second form of identification
    • State ID
    • Passport
Foreign Nationals
  • United States Passport
  • Certificate of United States Citizenship
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • Unexpired foreign passport with attached Employment Authorization Or, Alien Registration Card with photograph