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Immigration, Form I-9 and Work Visas: Louisiana

Immigration, Form I-9 and Work Visas requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Lauren L. Tafaro, Adams and Reese LLP


  • With certain exceptions, Louisiana prohibits the employment of an alien who is not entitled to lawfully reside or work in the US. See Hiring an Undocumented Worker.
  • Private employers that bid on public works contracts for the performance of services within the state of Louisiana must verify in a sworn affidavit attesting to certain information. See Verification Requirements for Public Works Contracts.