A new order was issued by Governor Greg Abbot in regards to E-Verify on June 10, 2018. In that order, Requiring state agencies and institutions of higher education to use E-Verify effective September 1, 2015. E-verify is the federal government’s internet based employment eligibility verification system and the I-9 Form is the key element of E-Verify. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA) requires completion of the I-9 form within 3 days of the start of employment. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in fines against the University by the federal government. The new state law reinforces the importance of timely I-9 processing through Human Resources.
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