Immigration status is a direct legal relationship between an
alien and the United States Government. The University
complies with Federal immigration laws which govern the
employment of permanent resident aliens and non-resident
aliens in the United States. Authorization to work in the
United States is required before aliens may be employed.
Permanent Resident Aliens
Upon verification of permanent resident alien status, a permanent resident alien may be employed in the same way as a United States citizen.
Non-resident (non-immigrant) aliens are restricted by the United States Government as to stay and employment in the United States, based upon immigration status. Before being employed, a non-resident alien must provide verification of eligibility for lawful employment. University of Montevallo sponsorship may be considered on a case-by-case basis dependent upon the needs of the University and must be approved by the President prior to employment. The appointment period cannot exceed the period authorized for work by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
Last Revised 8/07