Work Eligibility

In order to participate in Youth Rush, you must be able to provide written documentation that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

 

LISTS OF ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS

To establish work eligibility, the participant must have available one item from list A, or one item each from list B and list C. All documents must be unexpired.

ANTI-DISCRIMINATION NOTICE: It is illegal to discriminate against work-authorized individuals. We DO NOT specify which document(s) you must use to establish eligibility to work in the United States, but based on our experience, we have colored red the most commonly used documents by Youth Rush participants to make this chart easier to reference for the average user.

 

LIST A LIST B LIST C
U.S. Passport or U.S. Passport Card Driver’s license or ID card issued by a State or outlying possession of the United States provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address Social Security Account Number card other than one that specifies on the face that the issuance of the card does not authorize employment in the United States
Permanent Resident Card orAlien Registration Receipt Card (Form I-551) ID card issued by federal, state or local government agencies or entities, provided it contains a photograph or information such as name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address Certification of Birth Abroad issued by the Department of State (Form FS-545)
Foreign passport that contains a temporary I-551 stamp or temporary I-551 printed notation on a machine- readable immigrant visa School ID card with a photograph Certification of Report of Birth issued by the Department of State (Form DS-1350)
Employment Authorization Document that contains a photograph (Form I-766) Voter’s registration card Original or certified copy of birth certificate issued by a State, county, municipal authority, or territory of the United States bearing an official seal
In the case of a nonimmigrant alien authorized to work for a specific employer incident to status, a foreign passport with Form I-94 or Form I-94A bearing the same name as the passport and containing an endorsement of the alien’s nonimmigrant status, as long as the period of endorsement has not yet expired and the proposed employment is not in conflict with any restrictions or limitations identified on the form U.S. Military card or draft record Native American tribal document
Passport from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) or the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) with Form I-94 or Form I-94A indicating nonimmigrant admission under the Compact of Free Association Between the United States and the FSM or RMI Military dependent’s ID card U.S. Citizen ID Card (Form I-197)
  U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Card Identification Card for Use of Resident Citizen in the United States (Form I-179)
  Native American tribal document Employment authorization document issued by the Department of Homeland Security
  Driver’s license issued by a Canadian government authority

 

 

This information is taken from form I-9 of the Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citezenship and Immigration Services.