Tag: undocumented worker

Question:  Is it possible to hire an employee without a Green Card or Social Security Number, and offer benefits, if they are qualified for the position? Answer:  We cannot recommend hiring an undocumented worker, no matter what the worker’s skills are.  Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), federal law requires companies…

Question:  Can an intern begin employment before her social security card has arrived? Answer:  Our very strong advice to you is NOT to allow the person to start work until she can provide legal documentation certifying the legal right to work in the United States (even for temporary internships).  If the individual has been granted…